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Week of December 9 - December 15, 2018

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India’s Christians Relieved as Hindu Nationalists Lose Five Key State Elections

Con-India15
December 14, 2018:

The results of five state elections have come as a massive relief for Christians and other religious minorities in India.

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Celebrating Christmas in Exile: IDPs Speak on the Yuletide Season

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
December 12, 2018:

It is nothing new for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria to experience pain and loss.

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Southern Adamawa Villages Still Mourning One Year Later

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
December 12, 2018:

On December 4, 2018, five villages in southern Adamawa, Nigeria, commemorated the one-year anniversary since attacks by Fulani militants left more than 95 people dead.

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Christian Leaders in India Anticipate Difficult Christmas Season

India-04
December 11, 2018:

As Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the Christmas season with joy, things are different in India.

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Press Release

Arrested Sichuan House Church Members Criminally Charged

China-03
December 14, 2018:

Chinese Church Leaders Charged with Various Crimes 12/14/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that […]

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Islamic Extremists Strike Yet Another Church in Upper Egypt

Egypt-01_web
December 11, 2018:

Christians Forced to Pray in the Streets Following Church Attack 12/11/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern […]

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More Than 100 Sichuan House Church Members Arrested

Con-China10
December 10, 2018:

Leaders, Members of Autumn Rain Covenant Church Unaccounted For 12/10/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Egyptian Christian Receives Three-Year Prison Sentence for Insulting Islam

Egypt-03_web
December 10, 2018:

Village Atmosphere Remains Tense Following July Mob Attack Against Christians Over Facebook Post 12/10/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – […]

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Ongoing Christian Persecution Mars Iraq’s One-Year Military Defeat of ISIS

Iraq-02_web
December 09, 2018:

Displaced Christians Worried About Continued ISIS Presence and Ideology in Nineveh Plains 12/09/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  Today, […]

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Week of December 2 - December 8, 2018

Press Release

Over 100 Iranian Christians Arrested by Intelligence Officials

Con-Iran03
December 06, 2018:

Iranian Authorities Attempt to Intimidate Christians into Silence Ahead of Christmas Celebrations 12/06/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International […]

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Bibles and Furniture Confiscated from Chinese House Church

China-03
December 06, 2018:

House Church in Jiangxi Province Raided by Local Authorities 12/06/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Militia Forces Threaten Iraqi Priest

Con-Iraq10
December 03, 2018:

Militia Harassment of Christians the New Norm in Areas Previously Controlled by ISIS 12/03/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – […]

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