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Your Source for
persecution news
Learn More ICC is the #1 source for persecution news — from on-the-ground reporting to feature articles.
GIFTS FOR
THE PERSECUTED
Learn More This Christmas season, remember your persecuted brothers and sisters around the world by giving gifts to the persecuted.
LIFT UP the
persecuted
IN PRAYER
MAKE A DIFFERENCE Learn More ICC’s monthly prayer calendar provides daily prayers to uplift our suffering brothers and sisters together. Download your free calendar today!
Building back
after destruction
MAKE A DIFFERENCE Learn More ICC’s Nigeria Farms project restores the lives of those destroyed by Boko Haram and Fulani militants over the past 20 years.
ICC names the
world’s worst
persecutors
FREE REPORT Learn More ICC’s capstone report, the Persecutor of the Year Awards unveils the world’s worst persecutors of 2022. Download the free 150-page report.
2022 Persecution
Incident Report: China
Learn More We've tracked incidents of persecution in China during 2022 and compiled them in this comprehensive report.
Help Us Share the Gospel Learn More One of the most important things we do is push the Gospel out in the most dangerous places on earth.

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World Cup Puts Qatar’s Human Rights Issues in the Spotlight

World Cup Puts Qatar’s Human Rights Issues in the Spotlight

11/25/2022 Qatar (International Christian Concern) – Qatar is hosting the FIFA 2022 World Cup, and as a result, many human rights issues in the country have been brought to the spotlight. While FIFA has claimed to make efforts to promote human rights, this does not...

USCIRF Calls Out Iran’s Death Sentence Penalty for Protesters

11/24/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released a report on November 15th condemning Iran for the harsh sentences being given to protesters. The people are fighting against the...

Algeria is Still Forcing Churches to Close

11/23/2022 Algeria (International Christian Concern) – Over the past few years, Algeria has forced at least 16 separate churches to close. This is alleged because of their unregistered status, most of which are affiliated with the EPA (Evangelical Protestant...

Iranian Protesters Set Fire to Republic’s Founder’s Home

11/22/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – On November 17th, Iranian protesters set fire to the childhood home of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran’s Islamic Republic’s founder. This serves as a symbol of the protester’s resistance to the Islamic republic...

Breaking News120 Civilians Abducted in Village Raids 

11/22/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) - Unidentified bandits raided four villages in northwestern Nigeria on Sunday, November 20. According to local sources, around 120 people, including women and children, were abducted in the attack.   Kidnapping is...

A Brief History of Muslim Violence on Mindanao

By Lisa Navarrette The Philippines is comprised of over 7,000 islands, making governance a challenge. The Filipino people hail from hundreds of different tribes, each with unique languages, customs, and religions. The peoples are divided and collectively known as...

Nine Christians Hospitalized After Attack in India

11/21/2022 India (International Christian Concern) – Yesterday, nine Christians were attacked by radical Hindu nationalists in Chhattisgarh. The mob burst into a newly built church hall in Koshalnar village during Sunday service. The radicals mercilessly beat the...

Christian Beaten Unconscious for Refusing to Deny His Faith

11/20/2022 India (International Christian Concern) – Last Sunday, Christians in India were severely beaten for refusing to deny their faith. A mob of radical Hindu nationalists, along with the village leader, interrupted Sunday worship in the home of a Christian...

Turkey Openly Discriminates Against the Greek Orthodox Church

11/18/2022 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – On 11/15/2022, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) declared that Turkey had violated the human right of the Greek Orthodox Taksiarhis church after denying them the ability to register for property. The church...

Escaping Radical Islam to Live Life with Christ

11/16/2022 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Leyla is a loving mother and wife in her forties who grew up in a family that still practices radical Islam. After getting married, her husband became a catalyst for her acceptance of Christ and becoming a...

How Femicide in Turkey Affects MBBs

11/14/2022 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Femicide in Turkey is an issue that is increasing in commonality, according to a report on stockholmcf.org. Turkey mostly consists of those of the Islamic faith, and so many Christians residing in this country are...

Laws in Algeria Restrict Mission Work

11/12/2022 Algeria (International Christian Concern) – Officials in Algeria have made it increasingly difficult for Missionaries to evangelize or challenge the Islamic faith in any capacity. With Algeria’s government-issued ordinances and restrictions on non-Muslim...

Archbishop Warns About the Extinction of Christians in Iraq

11/11/2022 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Iraqi Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil warned hundreds of religious leaders in Indonesia Bali, while at the G20 Religion forum, of the impending extinction of Christians in his country should the level of general...

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Jeff King, ICC President

Jeff King has served as ICC President since 2003 and is one of the world’s top experts on religious persecution. He has advocated for the persecuted everywhere, including small and large churches, the State Department, and the halls of Congress.

Jeff has testified before the U.S. Congress on religious freedom. He has been interviewed by numerous leading media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

He is the author of Islam Uncensored and Last Words of the Martyrs.

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble, hardship, persecution, famine, danger, or sword?”

ROMANS 8:35

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