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Oppression of Iranian Churches Leads to Arrests—and Forgiveness

February 08, 2018:

By Claire Evans 02/07/2018 Iran (International Christian Concern) – This year marks the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the […]

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Christian Civilians Detained by Burma Army in Kachin State

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: Free Burma Rangers reports that last December there were several cases of the Tamadaw (Burmese military) detaining or […]

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Terrorist Threat In Southeast Asia Growing As IS Fighters Return

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: Last month, six Southeast Asian nations in ASEAN signed an intelligence pact to combat militancy as foreign fighters […]

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South Sudan Ends Boycott on Peace Talks in Hopes of Ending Civil War

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note South Sudan has ended its boycott of the peace talks in Addis Ababa, talks aimed at ending the […]

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Boko Haram Leader is Tired of “Calamity” in Nigeria

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, has released a video in which he calls on all Muslims in Nigeria […]

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ICC Provides Support to a Group of Hmong Christians in Vietnam

February 08, 2018:

By Linda Jones 02/08/2018 Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – Like other minority groups living under the authoritarian regimes of Southeast […]

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Forced Conversion: Pakistan’s Unrecognized Discrimination of Christians

February 08, 2018:

ICC’S Pakistan Representative 02/08/2017 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Harassment and attempts to forcefully convert religious minorities, including Christians, […]

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ICC Exclusive
Oppression of Iranian Churches Leads to Arrests—and Forgiveness

February 08, 2018:

By Claire Evans 02/07/2018 Iran (International Christian Concern) – This year marks the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the […]

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BJP Leaders Continue to Target India’s Religious Minorities

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: Members of the ruling BJP government in India are continuing to use religiously polarizing rhetoric for political gain. […]

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Church Raided in Azerbaijan, Will Likely Face Fine

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: On January 28, police raided Star in the East Pentecostal Church in Azerbaijan. Officials said the church goers […]

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Religious Freedom in Nepal on a Downward Spiral

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: Religious freedom in Nepal has been on a downward trend since the adoption of a new constitution in […]

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Woman Left Disfigured by Church Bombing Shares Message of Forgiveness With Attackers

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note:  Samiha was left seriously disfigured after ISIS bombed a Cairo church in December 2016. When doctors initially saw […]

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Thirty Church Properties Appropriated to Turkish State May be Returned to Syriac Community

February 08, 2018:

ICC Note: The appropriation of church properties by the Turkish state is an increasing cause of concern for the country’s Christians. Last summer, the […]

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Plight of Iranian Christians Ignored During Official Visit to Evin Prison

February 07, 2018:

MPs Claim They Were Investigating Prison Abuses, But Overlooked the Most Abused During Visit By Claire Evans 02/06/18 Washington D.C. […]

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Students No Longer Reading Lord’s Prayer Over Loudspeaker at Louisiana School Following Lawsuit

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: As a result of a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, students are no longer permitted […]

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Nigeria’s Middle Belt Report: Fulani Militants and Boko Haram Wreak Havoc

February 07, 2018:

By Nathan Johnson 02/05/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In light of the ever escalating violence in the Middle […]

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Chinese Catholics Shocked by China-Vatican Deal

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: Chinese Catholics are shocked and angered by the decision of the Vatican to sign an agreement with the […]

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China Not the “Land of Wonders” as Suggested by Vatican Official

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: As the Holy See moves to restore diplomatic relations with China, recent comments made by a Vatican official […]

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Teenager Who Witnessed Father’s Death at Hands of ISIS Speaks About Trauma Recovery

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: Marian was only 13 years old when her father died in her arms following ISIS’s 2016 attack on […]

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Christianity Has Grown Far More Than 100 Times Over in Iran Since Revolution

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: As the world marks the 39th anniversary of the Iranian revolution, it’s remarkable to contemplate the explosive growth of the […]

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Fears Increase Over Chibok Girls Fate as Boko Haram Forced Out of Sambisa

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note The Nigerian military has forced Boko Haram out of its hiding place in the Sambisa forest. This is […]

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Indian Priest Releases Book About Captivity in Yemen

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian priest who was abducted by Islamic radicals in Yemen, has released an autobiography […]

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Church Leaders in Sudan Were Fined For Defending Church Property

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note Seven Church leaders in Sudan have been fined for defending a Churches school property from Muslim businesses who […]

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Nepal Debuts on World Watch List of Worst Christian Persecutors

February 07, 2018:

ICC Note: For the first time in seventeen years, Nepal has been ranked on Open Doors’ World Watch List of […]

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Christians in Southern India Protest Police Declaring Pastor’s Death a Suicide

February 05, 2018:

ICC Note: Christians in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu have protested against local police after they ruled the suspicious […]

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Christians in India Living in a Climate of Fear Due to Rising Persecution

February 05, 2018:

ICC Note: Christians in India are reportedly living in a climate of fear due to the ever escalating persecution their […]

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Syriac Christians Celebrate Mass in Deir Ezzor for First Time in Six Years

February 05, 2018:

ICC Note: For the first time in six years, Syriac Orthodox Christians were able to hold a prayer service in […]

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Bomb Discovered at Turkish Church On Anniversary of Priest’s Assassination

February 05, 2018:

ICC Note: Yesterday during a church service in Turkey, a homemade pipe bomb was discovered in the garden of Santa […]

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Pope Calls for a Day of Prayer and Fasting For Central African Countries

February 05, 2018:

ICC Note The Pope has called for an international day of prayer and fasting for the growing crisis in South […]

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Four Priests in India Illegally Arrested For Protecting Church-Run Hospital from Mob

February 04, 2018:

ICC Note: Four Catholic priests in India’s Madhya Pradesh state were illegally arrested by police and charged with rioting and […]

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Three Iranian Christians Scheduled to Appear Before Revolutionary Court

February 04, 2018:

ICC Note: UN experts on the human rights situation in Iran are calling on the regime to ensure three Christians […]

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