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Is our man in Morocco up to the job?

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Editorial challenges US Ambassador to Morocco, Sam Kaplan, on his failure to protect Christians.

Campaign Launched to Halt Deportation of Christians in Morocco

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Christian Post article discusses latest effort to counteract Morocco deportations

Morocco: The Limits of Islamic Religious Tolerance

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

A balanced and in-depth evaluation of religious freedom in Morocco

New Details Emerge on Imprisoned Moroccan Christian

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Morocco violates international agreement

New Details Emerge on Imprisoned Moroccan Christian

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

A Long Catalog of Injustice

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

The latest on Moroccan religious freedom abuses.

Expelled in Morocco

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Moroccan government “has provided little or no evidence” prior to charging more than 100 American and other foreign Christian aid workers for proselytizing and then deporting them from the country.

Eight Christians Killed in Nigerian Muslim Attacks

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Morocco Continues to Purge Nation of Foreign Christians

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

New wave of deportations raises concerns for foreigners married to Moroccans.

Morocco continues its purge of Christians

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

A teacher giving Spanish lessons in Morocco is accused of proselytizing

Expelled Christians seek return to Moroccan children

Monday, June 21st, 2010

ICC-supported witness quoted in congressional hearing, brings forward plight of Moroccan Christians

Moroccan Islamists Use Facebook to Target Christians

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Moroccan government has expelled more than 100 foreign Christians for alleged proselytizing.

Moroccan Christian Serving 15 Years for Faith

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Case to be included in congressional hearing

Moroccan Christian Serving 15 Years for Faith

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Victimization of Christians in Morocco Continues Unabated

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

"The International Christian Concern (ICC) has reported that victimization of Christian minorities in Morocco has continued unabated and that this ugly scenario is causing a lot of concern to the Christian community world-wide."

Christians Rise above Nepal Turmoil

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Second Wave of Deportations Hits Foreign Christians in Morocco

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Muslim hardliners pressure government; nationals fears they may be next victim of ‘purging.’

Strained friendship: Moroccan crackdown against Christians continues; Capitol Hill scrutiny underway

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

23 foreigners have received notifications of expulsion from Moroccan authorities since May 10, the beginning of a second large wave of deportations from the country.

Crackdown on Christians ramping up

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Laws against proselytizing are again being enforced in order to ensure that Moroccan Muslims do not convert to Christianity or to other religions, and to preserve Morocco as a majority Islamic State.

Evangelicals Urge Caution in Probing Moroccan Crackdown

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Congressman Frank Wolf, a leader of protecting religious freedom, has expressed concern over the expulsions of Christian expatriates from Morocco to the US Congress. A hearing to further examine the issue is scheduled for June 17th. However, some evangelicals have requested that the hearing be postponed.

New Wave of Christian Expulsions from Morocco

Monday, May 17th, 2010

23 foreigners have been notified of expulsion from Morocco since May 10, marking a second wave of Christian deportations from the country.

New Wave of Christian Expulsions from Morocco

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Pakistani Officials Free Eight Christians Detained by Their Employer

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Morocco to define ‘proselytizing’

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

After the expulsion of 40 Christian expatriates in Morocco, evangelical Christian leaders discuss with the Moroccan ambassador that accusations of ‘proselytizing’ must be more clearly defined by the Moroccan government.

What changed?

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Expatriates in Morocco stunned by the deportation of Christians within the once moderate Islamic nation.

Colorado Christian couple deported from Morocco

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Eddie and Lynn Padilla were forced to leave the Village of Hope orphanage in Morocco and the two children they were caring for, when their compound was raided by police and they were deported. The closure of the Christian orphanage, which had been there for more than ten years, is the tragic result of a new government crackdown against Christians within the country.

Chorley family deported from Morocco for teaching Christianity

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Sixteen Christian families working at the Village of Hope orphanage were deported from Morocco. This is the story of the Dickinson’s, who were forced to leave an adopted Moroccan son behind.

Why is Morocco suddenly deporting foreign Christians?

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

The expulsion of some 70 foreign Christians should not come as a total surprise.

Concern for Morocco

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

“Severe pressure has come upon the church in Algeria and more recently in Morocco. All of the active Christian workers in Morocco have been arrested and expelled over the past 10 days without any warning - around 100 by now as I write this."

Christian orphanage workers appeal deportation from Morocco

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Village of Hope workers on Tuesday launched a public appeal to be reunited with the foster children they were forced to abandon.

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