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By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Sichuan Church Elder Li Yingqiang Released on Bail

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that over the weekend, elder Li Yingqiang from Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) in Sichuan was released on bail and sent back More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Christian Family Terrorized by Extremists for Running Summer Program in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian family in Lahore, Pakistan has reported being “terrorized” by local extremists after opening a summer education program. According to the Christians, the extremists More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Iraqi Church Defaced by ISIS Rededicated

(International Christian Concern)– When ISIS invaded the Iraqi Christian city of Qeraqosh in 2014, they destroyed every symbol of Christianity that they found. The Church of Mar Behnam and Mart Sarah was one of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Baptist Leaders Urge Protection over Kachin Pastors who Testified at Ministerial

(International Christian Concern) –The two ethnic Kachin pastors who testified at last month’s State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, might face arrest upon their return. For this, leaders More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Iran Institutes ‘Cleansing Procedure’

(International Christian Concern) –Iran has announced a “cleansing procedure” within its judiciary system, which is dominated by hardline conservative Islamists. This refers to widespread corruption within More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Interfaith College Group in Indonesia Seeks Permission to Fight Radicalism

(International Christian Concern) –As radicalism continues to rise in Indonesia, an alliance of interfaith student groups at university level has called on the Indonesian government to issue a regulation that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Young Christian in Sri Lanka Assaulted by Radical Monks

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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A Slow Strangulation, Turkeys Disappearing Christian Leadership

(International Christian Concern) –A melody is slowly quieting in Turkey. For centuries, the soft chanting of psalms flowed across churches flooded with worshipers. They knelt in prayer, their petitions floating More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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UN Warns of Rising Threat to Children in Mali

(International Christian Concern) –Mali has been a hotbed for violence and extremism for many years now. In 2012, extremists and separatists were able to seize control of much of Northern Mali. The extremists More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Small Church Destroyed in Apparent Arson in Southern India

(International Christian Concern) –On Monday, August 12, a small church made of wooden poles and thatch was set on fire and completely destroyed by unknown people in Thakkallepadu village, approximately 80 miles More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Turkey News Agency Issues Veiled Threat Towards Greek Christians

(International Christian Concern)  –The Daily Sabah, a Turkish government run news agency, has run yet another article inciting hatred and opposition towards Christians. The article categorizes Greek Cypriot More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Boko Haram Maimed 8 Christian Women during Attack on Cameroonian Village

(International Christian Concern) –On July 29, Boko Haram attacked the village of Kalagari in Northern Cameroon. During this attack, Boko Haram terrorists approached the village, surprising the local vigilante More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Extremists Attack Parish House in Southern Pakistan and Demand Priests Vacate Homes

(International Christian Concern) –On August 2, two young priests, named Fr. Anthony Abraz and Fr. Shahid Boota, were attacked, beaten, and robbed by a group of seven Muslim extremists in Karachi, located in Pakistan’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Boko Haram has Kidnapped 179 People from Niger in 2019 so Far

(International Christian Concern) –It has been reported that Boko Haram has kidnapped 179 people in Niger this year. Of those, the majority are young women and girls. With it being just over 220 days into the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Egypt reinstates President Sisi despite intolerance, hostility towards non-Muslims

Egypt’s President Sisi has reinstated a known Salafist extremist leader, allowing him to deliver sermons at an Alexandria mosque despite heavy opposition because of his reputation for intolerance. Opponents have More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Kenyan woman thrown out of her home, beaten by husband for having a Bible in the house

A Christian woman (name not given for security) in Kenya was beaten and thrown out of her home by her husband when he found she had hidden a bible in the house. This lady, according to MorningStar News, comes from More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Brave Muslims Save 20 Christians from Al-Shabaab Attack in Kenya

(International Christian Concern) –Al-Shabaab was planning yet another attack on Christians in Northern Kenya. The plan was for gunmen to storm a construction site for a new hospital in Kutulo, Kenya and kill More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Interfaith Group in Malaysia Protests Mandatory Teaching of Jawi

(International Christian Concern) –After the education ministry’s announcement that it will introduce Arabic script in the Malay language syllabus for primary school, on August 7, an interfaith group challenged More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Another Attack Targets Christians in Nigeria, Fulani Militants shot 3 Men

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Thursday evening, August 1, 2019, Fulani militants ambushed and shot three young men, all members of the Baptist church More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Myanmar Christian Villagers Released After Six Months of Captivity

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 1, the Arakan Army (AA) released dozens of villagers from western Myanmar’s Chin State. These villagers were More...


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