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Adopting the Victims of Persecution

June 23, 2022:

Last August, there was an attack on a village in central Nigeria, leaving 11 people dead and many others injured.

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Iraqi Leader of Expropriated Christian Property Committee Leads Parliamentary Resignation

June 25, 2022:

06/25/2022 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr led a Parliamentary resignation of 73 legislators, leaving the […]

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New Relics Discovered in ISIS Ravaged Church in Iraq

June 23, 2022:

06/23/2022 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – The Islamic State, during its rampage in Iraq, ravaged many Christian historical sites. Among […]

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Major Syrian Monastery Reopens Seeking Tourists

June 22, 2022:

06/22/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – After over a decade of war, a major monastery in the Syrian desert has […]

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Shoe Salesman Gains Wheels for Christ

June 20, 2022:

A cloud of dust swirls around the feet of a man who would otherwise remain unnoticed. Despite his own disability that has rendered him unable to walk, pairs of shoes waiting for customers…

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Christian Family Targeted by Mob in Turkey

June 17, 2022:

CCTV video footage shows several Muslims attacking an Assyrian Christian family in Turkey’s Mardin village. After the attackers beat the family with sticks, they set their wheat fields on fire.

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Seven Iranian Christians Receive Combined 32 Years in Prison

June 16, 2022:

06/16/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Last week on June 7, an Iranian-Armenian pastor was sentenced to 10 years in […]

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God Gave Him Breath

June 16, 2022:

Bassam and Marina were married as young teenagers and soon had five children. They love each other, but they regret the circumstances surrounding their arranged marriage.

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N. Cyprus Continues Court Case Against Christian Expatriate

June 13, 2022:

06/13/2022 Cyprus (International Christian Concern) – A foreigner living in Famagusta of Northern Cyprus had a court hearing scheduled for June […]

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Iranian Church Leader’s 10-Year Prison Sentence Upheld

June 10, 2022:

06/10/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Recently on May 29, an appeal court in Iran upheld a decade-long prison sentence […]

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USCIRF Hearing Addresses the Lack of Religious Freedom in Syria

June 01, 2022:

06/01/2022 United States (International Christian Concern) — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a virtual hearing on […]

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