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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Wajih-ul-Hassan acquitted from Pakistan blasphemy charges after 18 years in prison

Last Wednesday, September 25, the Supreme Court of Pakistan acquitted a man accused of blasphemy after he spent 18 years in prison. According to local activists, the acquittal of Wajih-ul-Hassan is the third instance More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Iran denies Christian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani’s children their high school diplomas

wo Iranian Christian children whose father is imprisoned for his faith have been denied high school diplomas by the state. The government insists that they complete Islamic education first. Their father, Yousef More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Iran issues prison time for Christian converts: Asghar Salehi and Mohammad Reza Rezzaei

Three Iranian converts were sentenced to six months in prison after receiving charges of “propaganda against the system through promoting Zionist Christianity.”  They were arrested last September during a series More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Boko Haram execute Christian NGO woman kidnapped with five men, threaten to behead their prisoners

In July, Boko Haram kidnapped six aid workers from the group Action Against Hunger. They quickly released a proof of life video showing that they had the workers, including one Christian woman named Grace. During More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Poll: Majority of Dutch favor abolishing religious schools after rise in Sharia being taught to kids

A new poll by Maurice de Hond at NL Times claims that a majority of Dutch people are in favor of abolishing religious primary schools, with 59 percent of respondents claiming that all schools based on a religion More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Iran moves to ban education for non-Muslims as ‘propaganda act’

Iran’s new education minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has used the launch of a new country-wide project as an opportunity to strike out against Iran’s religious minorities, saying Wednesday that students of “other More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Mustafa Rahimi arrested again for selling a Bible in an Iranian bookstore

Mustafa Rahimi, an ordinary shopkeeper and unassuming citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was recently arrested for an offense against the wellbeing of the country.  His crime was the sale of a Bible from More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Nautan Lal accused of blasphemy against Muhammad, Pakistan riots Sindh cause fear among Christians

Riots broke out in Pakistan’s Sindh province after a Hindu principal was accused of committing blasphemy against Islam. Both the teacher and rioters have been arrested by local police. On Saturday, September 14, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Pakistani Christians Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih murdered by Muslims in Lahore

Two Pakistani Christian brothers, Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih, were killed by three extremist Muslims in Lahore on August 21st. The names of attackers are Abdul Majeed, Muhammad Amjad, and Muhammad Naveed. Bashiran 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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Indonesia Muslim scholar Abdul Somad says Christian cross is ‘an element of the devil’

A Muslim preacher in Indonesia, has sparked religious controversy since a video of him calling the Christian cross “an element of the devil” during a sermon went viral on social media. The insulting remarks More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Pakistan 10-year-old boy raped, tortured then killed by Muslim employers, Mohammad Akram, Irfan

Badil, a ten-year-old Christian Pakistani boy, was working at factory to care for his mother and two brothers, was raped and tortured by his Muslim employers before he finally died on July 10, 2019. His employers, More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body censors monks, declares group illegal

The government-appointed council, Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body declared a hardline monk organization an illegal association and ordered the nationwide removal of all its signage, three weeks after their leader, More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Pakistan Muslims attack Christian church during prayer, beating men and women

On July 23, Internal Salvation Church, a church located in Bhiki village in the Sheikhupura district of Punjab, was attacked by a mob of Muslim men. According to local reports, these men barged into the church during More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Iranian Christian women Mahrokh Kanbari get one year in prison over ‘propaganda’ charge

A 65-year-old Iranian woman named Mahrokh Kanbari was sentenced to a year in prison after being charged with “propaganda against the system.” She was originally arrested before Christmas on the charge of “acting More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Iran refuses state attorney for Christians arrested in Rasht, sent to Evin Prison

Last year, Iran’s judiciary released a list of 20 state approved lawyers who would exclusively take on cases involving national security charges. Five Iranian Christians had their court hearing aborted on July More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Pakistan denies Peter Jacob’s claim that 70 killed over blasphemy charges

In an interview with the Catholic News Service (CNS), Peter Jacob, the Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice in Pakistan, claimed that 70 people have been killed as a result of blasphemy accusations More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Philippines church reopens in the wake of deadly suicide bombing, Jonathan Luciano says it’s ‘inspiring’

A cathedral targeted in a suicide bombing attack in southern Philippines that killed 20 people and injured over 100 people has opened its doors, six months after the tragedy. Christian Today reports that last week, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Christian girl Suneha Sajid raped by Muslim employer, then accused of theft, her whole family attacked

Suneha Sajid, a 14-year-old Christian girl, was falsely accused of stealing gold worth about 1,500,000 PKR ($9,312.00 USD) by her Muslim employer in Shahdara, Lahore on July 8, 2019. photo Applysense Shamim, Suneha’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Iran Christian woman Fatemeh Mohammadi assaulted for how she wore her headscarf

A 19-year-old Christian woman was arrested yesterday after going to a police station to file a complaint. Fatemeh Mohammadi was assaulted by a woman dressed in a chador, a long black robe worn by conservative Muslim More...


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