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State Rhetoric Increases Challenges Facing Turkish Christians

June 19, 2018:

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.


Gusui Church in Henan Raided by Local Authorities

June 21, 2018:

ICC Note: China aid reports that on May 22, officials from various government agencies raided Gusui Church in Henan province, China. […]


Chinese Pastor Yang Hua Released from Prison, Suffers Health Problems

June 20, 2018:

ICC Note: According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), Living Stone Church Pastor Yang Hua was released from prison on June 19. […]


Police Raided Guangzhou Church, Detained Four

June 15, 2018:

ICC Note: On June 10, police raided the Bible Reformed Church in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in China and briefly detained pastor […]


Korean Missionaries Arrested, Church Closed in Wenzhou

June 11, 2018:

ICC Note: Two South Korean missionaries in Wenzhou city were arrested and their church was shut down in late May. The […]


Images of Jesus Demolished in China’s Henan Province

June 10, 2018:

ICC Note: Local officials removed images of Jesus at a well-known Catholic pilgrimage site in Henan province on June 5. […]


China Moves to Regulate House Churches with Temporary Permits

June 07, 2018:

ICC Note: China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs issued a circular on June 1 urging unregistered church groups to apply for […]


Japanese Christians Detained by China Safely Return Home

June 05, 2018:

ICC Note: 21 members of a Japanese Christian group who were detained between May 5 and 15 across China for their […]


China Launches Five-Year Plan to Sinicize the Catholic Church

May 31, 2018:

ICC Note: To reinforce the country’s Sinicization of religion, the Patriotic Association of Chinese Catholics and the Council of Chinese Bishops […]


Hong Kong Church Group Calls for the Release of Disappeared Chinese Bishop

May 30, 2018:

ICC Note: Bishop Cui Tai in Hebei province has disappeared since mid-April, and his whereabouts are still unknown. The Justice and […]


Communist Party Members Infiltrate Chinese Churches for Decades

May 22, 2018:

ICC Note: UCA News published the first of three articles focusing on research carried out by Professor Ying Fuk-tsang about the […]