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Week of August 18 - August 24, 2019

Magazine Article

Nigeria Farms: One Year Later

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August 18, 2019:

08/18/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Last summer, ICC launched an initiative to develop 10 communal farms in Nigeria. Each […]

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Press Release

Sichuan Church Elder Li Yingqiang Released on Bail

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August 19, 2019:

Li Sent Back to Hometown After Eight Months Imprisonment 08/19/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Week of August 11 - August 17, 2019

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A Slow Strangulation: Turkey’s Disappearing Christian Leadership

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August 15, 2019:

A melody is slowly quieting in Turkey. For centuries, the soft chanting of psalms flowed across churches flooded with worshipers.

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Christians Face New Threat Along the Boni Forest in Kenya

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August 14, 2019:

On July 12, 2019, in the Maleli village of Nigeria’s Lamu County, Benson Karisa Shida, a Christian crop farmer, was attacked by the nomadic Orma herders who are a predominantly Muslim sect.

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Christian Communities Shaken by Series of Attacks in Southern India

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August 14, 2019:

In July, International Christian Concern (ICC) recorded six attacks on Christians in just one state in India. The attacks recorded included beatings, threats, vandalism…

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Do Not Forget Missing Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

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August 14, 2019:

August 13, 2017 was the last day that the prominent human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was seen at his cave dwelling in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi.

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Single Christian Mothers in Iran Say #MeToo

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August 13, 2019:

“Single moms are looked upon as prostitutes. Society doesn’t care for them. They are outcasts, someone to be used. It is different in Iran than other parts of the world…”

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Magazine Article

ICC Rescues Christian Farmer Following Arson Attack

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August 15, 2019:

08/15/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In August, Izak saw his neighbor running toward him, shouting that his barn was […]

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The Aftermath in Sri Lanka: Part 2

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August 13, 2019:

In case you missed it, you can read Part 1 here. 08/13/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – It is rare […]

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The Aftermath in Sri Lanka: Part 1

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August 12, 2019:

08/12/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Easter morning, in all of its reverent, bustling glory, was in full swing at […]

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Press Release

Sichuan Church Condemns Forced Lawyer Appointment

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August 12, 2019:

Imprisoned Pastor Wang Yi Continues to Face Legal Persecution 08/12/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Project Update

ICC Rescues Christian Farmer Following Arson Attack

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August 15, 2019:

08/15/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In August, Izak saw his neighbor running toward him, shouting that his barn was […]

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