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ICC Weekly Newsletter

Week of January 24 - January 30, 2021

Week of January 17 - January 23, 2021

Project Highlight

“May the Lord Forgive Them”

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January 15, 2021:

The beginning of 2020 was full of fear and uncertainty for Grace James, but not because of COVID-19.

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ICC Helps a Church Rebuild in India

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January 12, 2021:

Last summer, following a string of threats, a church in southern India was set on fire. The entire roof was burned down, as well as furniture, musical instruments, and…

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Child Sponsorship Highlight: Becoming an Adult at Fourteen

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January 12, 2021:

01/12/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – At the young age of 14, child sponsor recipient Beshoy faces the daunting task of entering the workforce.

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Hope House

Child Sponsorship Highlight: Becoming an Adult at Fourteen

Hope House Kid
January 12, 2021:

01/12/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – At the young age of 14, child sponsor recipient Beshoy faces the daunting task of entering the workforce.

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Featured Article

Curbing Religious Tension in Myanmar: Part 2

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January 15, 2021:

01/15/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) –The National League for Democracy (NLD) party has won another 5-year term with a landslide victory, and Christians in Myanmar are hopeful for the future.

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Recap: Impacting India One Bicycle at a Time in 2020

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January 15, 2021:

01/15/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – In November 2018, International Christian Concern (ICC) launched an ambitious campaign to help bring the Gospel to India’s rural and unreached communities.

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Christians Are Hopeful About Election Results in Myanmar, Part 1

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January 14, 2021:

01/14/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – In terms of topography and culture, Myanmar is a very diverse nation. Although some states do represent the eight major ethnic groups, many sub-ethnic groups and other minorities are spread out in various states or regions.

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Press Release

Al-Shabaab Attacks Bus Traveling in Kenya Looking for Christians

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January 13, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that yesterday, January 12, 2020, gunmen believed to be part of the Somali-based al-Shabaab terrorist group flagged down a passenger bus at Tarbaj, Wajir State.

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Turkey Makes No Progress Investigating the Kidnapping of Elderly Christians

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January 11, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Turkish authorities have stalled the investigation into the disappearance of elderly Assyrian-Chaldean Christians Hurmüz and Şimuni Diril.

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State Government in India Approves Harshest Anti-Conversion Law to Date

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January 11, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) learned that the Bharathiya Janatha Party (BJP)-led government of Madhya Pradesh has approved an ordinance entitled The Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Ordinance 2020.

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Magazine Article

“May the Lord Forgive Them”

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January 15, 2021:

The beginning of 2020 was full of fear and uncertainty for Grace James, but not because of COVID-19.

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Following Jesus, No Matter the Cost

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January 13, 2021:

Charles woke up in disorienting darkness to a throbbing pain splintering through his entire body. The chatter from his father, uncles, and imam were a muted whisper.

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ICC Helps a Church Rebuild in India

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January 12, 2021:

Last summer, following a string of threats, a church in southern India was set on fire. The entire roof was burned down, as well as furniture, musical instruments, and…

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