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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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Family of Missing Malaysian Pastor Pleads For His Release One Year after Abduction

February 17, 2018:

ICC Note: One year after his abduction, Malaysian pastor Raymond Koh is still missing. His wife Susanna Liew pleaded for her […]

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Christians in Bangladesh Protest Against Attack on Historic Church

February 17, 2018:

ICC Note: Last week Christians in Dhaka, Bangladesh marched in protest following an attack on one of the country’s oldest churches. […]

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Nearly a Year After ISIS, Mosul Remains Dangerous for Christians

February 17, 2018:

ICC Note:  A Christian woman, after recently visiting Mosul, concludes that the city is still extremely dangerous for Christians. As […]

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Chinese Couple in Connecticut Spared in Deportation Case

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: A Chinese couple who have lived in the US for nearly 20 years without legal status were spared […]

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North Korean Security Measures Tightened Along the Border with China

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: Authorities in North Korea have tightened security measures along the border with China after they failed to stop smuggling […]

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Searching for Hope Among Fields of Ruin

February 16, 2018:

By Claire Evans 02/16/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Recent heavy rains have muddied the churned and lumpy roads […]

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Kentucky School District Accused of Trying to Erase Evidence of Discrimination Against Christian Group

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: The Liberty Counsel has issued a letter of complaint after two Kentucky elementary schools refused to let the […]

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Suspected al-Shabaab Militants Kill Three Teachers in Wajir, Kenya

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note Suspected al-Shabaab militants have attacked and killed three teachers in Wajir, Kenya. This is a continuation of the […]

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India Acknowledges Rise in Religiously Motivated Violence Under BJP Government

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: In a report revealed to India’s parliament on February 6, the BJP-led government finally admitted that there has […]

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Wife and Family Want Christian Husband Killed for Apostasy

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: Today the Christian Post published the story of a Christian convert in Cameroon and his trials since leaving Islam […]

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13 Christians in India Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison Under Forced Conversion Charges

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: Thirteen Pentecostal Christians in India’s Madhya Pradesh state have been sentenced to six months in prison after being […]

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Evin Prison’s Long History of Abusing Christian Prisoners

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: Naser Navard-Galtapeh’s transfer to Evin Prison means that he is joining a long list of Christians who have […]

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Egyptian Authorities Openly Biased Against Christians

February 16, 2018:

ICC Note: ISIS accounts for most of the deaths of Christians in Egypt, but not for most of the persecution related […]

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Online Petition Opposing Vatican Deal with China Targeted in Chinese Cyberattack

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note: Chinese hackers based in Tianjin have targeted an online petition initiated by Catholics in Hong Kong who oppose the […]

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Family of Forced Conversion Victim in Pakistan Bring Charges Against Abductors

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note: The family of a 12-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan is bringing charges against their daughter’s abductors. In November […]

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Security Forces in Bangladesh Arrest Two Extemists Seeking to Kill Christian Converts

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note: Security forces in Bangladesh have arrested two members of a banned extremist organization who were planning to murder […]

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ICC Provides Food and Clothing for Persecuted Christians in IDP Camp

February 15, 2018:

By Linda Jones 02/15/2018 Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – Radical groups like Boko Haram and Fulani militants have brutally […]

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Son of Imprisoned American in North Korea Calls for Prayers and Help

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note: Sol Kim is the son of Kim SangDuck, an American who was arrested by North Korean officials in Pyongyang […]

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Families of 21 Coptic Martyrs Mark Three Year Anniversary Since Their Deaths

February 15, 2018:

Church of the Martyrs Commemorates Anniversary, Ready to Receive Remains 02/15/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – As of today, […]

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3 Million People Starving and Displaced in DRC

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note The crisis in DRC is continuing to grow. Caritas, a confederation of numerous Catholic relief organizations, has estimated […]

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Iranian Imprisoned Shortly After Conversion, Status Remains Unclear

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note:  Ali Amini, who is the father of two small toddlers, was arrested at work in December 2017 and […]

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Christians Pursue Higher Education in Aleppo Despite Risks

February 15, 2018:

ICC Note: Throughout the violence and disruption of the Syrian Civil War, Christians have been one of the most vulnerable […]

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Henan Imposed Fine on Impoverished Christians To Stop Them from Holding Services

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Officials in Henan province have heavily fined a village church for building its facility without approval, a move […]

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Church Banned from Worshiping in Coffee Shop They Own Sues Maryland City

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Redemption Community Church is suing the city of Laurel, MD regarding a zoning law which prevents them from […]

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Religious Leaders in Indonesia Call for Gov’t To End Worship Decree Abuse

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Some 450 religious leaders in Indonesia met last week to push for an end to local governments’ abuse of […]

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Save the Persecuted Campaign To Raise Awareness

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Mainstream media outlets devote scant attention to the issue of persecution. Its uncomfortable realities mean it will rarely make the […]

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Buhari Urges Christians To Pray for Nigeria’s ‘Divine’ Unity

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Christians in Nigeria face many challenges at the hands of Islamic radicals who constantly threaten and target them. […]

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ISIS Destruction of Nineveh Plains Totals $42 Billion, Says Province Governor

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: The total cost of rebuilding Iraq after decades of destruction comes to $88.2 billion, with nearly half of […]

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Absi Unite to Say Mass for Middle East’s Persecuted Christians

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note:  Pope Francis and Patriarch Youssef Absi united on Tuesday to celebrate a special mass for the persecuted Christians […]

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Christian Leaders Warn Against Growing Religious Nationalism in India

February 14, 2018:

ICC Note: Christian leaders in India have warned against the promotion of nationalism based on a single religion, stating that […]

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