Perhaps nowhere else in the Middle East is nationalism more enshrined within a culture than in Turkey, a country which labels itself as a modern secular state. More
ICC Note: Iran’s Basij, a branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, stands accused of gang-raping 41 women in the area of Iranshahr. These women belonged to a religious minority group (Sunni Islam). Because Christians are forced to live in secret isolation and are more heavily targeted by the regime, these kinds of cases are ... More
06/20/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – The Hmong community is a marginalized ethnic group in Vietnam. Many Hmong are Christians who experience blatant persecution at the hands of their peers and the government because of their faith. International Christian Concern (ICC) was able to come alongside a community that, due to limited access to ... More
ICC Note: Although Egyptian officials deny allegations of discrimination, it is notable that the Middle East country with the largest Christian demographic has not had a Christian on the national soccer squad for over a decade. Egypt’s national team is known for its Islamic piety, with wins and defeats framed in religious terms. A number ... More
ICC Note: A Christian couple was arrested on their wedding day, based on an accusation by the Bride’s father than they had been trying to forcibly convert him. The couple has been some of the first charged under the State’s new anti-conversion legislation. This is likely the beginning of a trend of Christians being arrested ... More
We asked you to advocate for Chinese Christian Gao Zhisheng, who has been previously imprisoned and has now disappeared (many believe the Chinese government knows where he is).
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Thank you, ICC, for standing with this great soul, and thank you to everyone who signed the petition.
Joy Bishara, one of the 276 Christian girls whom Boko Haram kidnapped from Chibok, shares how experiencing God during that trial pushed her to become a "real Christian."
She joined us for our June 2018 Capitol Hill Policy Day to share her story of persecution. Please pray for both the 100+ Chibok Girls who were kidnapped with Joy and are still missing and for their families. … See MoreSee Less
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