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ICC Weekly Newsletter

Week of January 12 - January 18, 2020

Project Highlight

ICC Provides Educational Assistance in Nigeria

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January 13, 2020:

In September 2018, a Christian family of 12 was gathered for dinner in central Nigeria. Suddenly, gunmen stormed into the home and opened fire on the family.

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Featured Article

Christians Stuck in Egypt’s Generational Chasm: The Established Voices

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January 16, 2020:

The generational gap in Egypt can feel like an ever widening chasm. The older generation sees the youth as rebellious, reckless, and unrestrained.

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News Releases and Featured Articles

Three Christian Teachers Murdered in Kenya

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January 13, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that three Christian teachers from Kamuthe Primary School in Garissa, Kenya, were killed by the Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab in the early hours of January 13, 2020.

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Magazine Article

Algeria’s Catch-22

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January 18, 2020:

In late 2019, a disturbing video was released, showing Algerian law enforcement forcibly dragging out members of an Algerian church who were staging a peaceful protest.

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Fighting for Freedom in Hong Kong

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January 15, 2020:

As a mother of two and a wife whose husband has been kidnapped and tortured by the Communist Party of China, Geng He under­stands all too well…

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Press Release

Three Christian Teachers Murdered in Kenya

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January 13, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that three Christian teachers from Kamuthe Primary School in Garissa, Kenya, were killed by the Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab in the early hours of January 13, 2020.

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Project Update

ICC Provides Educational Assistance in Nigeria

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January 13, 2020:

In September 2018, a Christian family of 12 was gathered for dinner in central Nigeria. Suddenly, gunmen stormed into the home and opened fire on the family.

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Week of January 5 - January 11, 2020

Featured Article

Iran Responds to IRGC Assassination

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January 07, 2020:

If Iranian State Media is to be believed, the country is in deep mourning following the US assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani…

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News Releases and Featured Articles

Turkey Arrests Syriac Priest and Two Other Christians

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January 10, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 9, 2020, Turkey’s anti-terror branch arrested three Syriac Christians in a raid and transferred them to the city of Mardin, where they remain unreachable with no access to a lawyer.

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Pastor in Nigeria

January 07, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Boko Haram, an Islamic insurgent group based out of northeastern Nigeria, kidnapped a church leader…

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Magazine Article

Hong Kong’s Slippery Slope to Slavery

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January 09, 2020:

An isolated murder case in 2018 sparked months of protests in Hong Kong, jeopardizing the freedom and rights that the region has enjoyed for years against the backdrop of communist China.

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An Ancient Grave Reopened

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January 05, 2020:

An old tape recorder clicked as its tape ran out. The story it told was almost beyond belief.

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Press Release

Turkey Arrests Syriac Priest and Two Other Christians

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January 10, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 9, 2020, Turkey’s anti-terror branch arrested three Syriac Christians in a raid and transferred them to the city of Mardin, where they remain unreachable with no access to a lawyer.

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Pastor in Nigeria

January 07, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Boko Haram, an Islamic insurgent group based out of northeastern Nigeria, kidnapped a church leader…

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