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Week of October 13 - October 19, 2019

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Attacks Becomes the “New Normal” for Christians in Jharkhand

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October 15, 2019:

“There is absolutely no rule of law, whatever the Hindu radicals say, the police execute.” This is the unfortunate reality for many Christians in India’s northeastern state of Jharkhand.

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Week of October 6 - October 12, 2019

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Hong Kong Christians and Their Roles in the Ongoing Protests

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October 11, 2019:

I could not remember the last time I heard a hymn that’s been repeated this many times, until I stepped into the prayer vigil held in front of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.

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Pakistan’s Christians Concerned by New Reports of Discrimination

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October 10, 2019:

Recent reports of religious discrimination have many Christians in Pakistan concerned about their future status in the country.

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Gospel Broadcast Saves Iranian Woman from Abusive Marriage

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October 09, 2019:

The phones are constantly busy at a Christian Iranian broadcasting center, where a team is always available for calls coming from over 6,000 miles away.

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Bible School in Myanmar Raided for Using Walkie-Talkies

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October 07, 2019:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that in the early hours of September 26, the Burmese Army (Tatmadaw) and government authorities raided a Kachin Christian Bible school in the Kachin State capital of Myitkyina.

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Magazine Article

ICC Serves Indian Church Following Arson Attack

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October 10, 2019:

10/10/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Samuel, who has led worship in his southern Indian village for 14 years, […]

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Picking Up the Pieces in Sri Lanka: Part 3

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October 08, 2019:

While the casualty figures at St. Anthony’s Shrine and St. Sebastian’s Church were high¬er, the emotional depth of the tragedy at Zion Church in Batticoloa was equal, if not worse.

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Picking Up the Pieces in Sri Lanka: Part 2

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October 07, 2019:

Kausalya, another victim of the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, sat on a mattress on the floor in the middle of her living room. She lived on the seventh floor of a massive, low-income apartment building.

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Picking Up the Pieces in Sri Lanka: Part 1

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October 06, 2019:

It was in that moment I realized something had fundamentally changed. What should have been a simple midnight journey from the airport to my hotel in Colombo was abruptly interrupted.

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Press Release

Turkey Hides Genocide Behind Invasion of Syria

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October 10, 2019:

Despite Turkish Promises, Christian Casualties Reported During Invasion 10/10/19 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned […]

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Project Update

ICC Serves Indian Church Following Arson Attack

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October 10, 2019:

10/10/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Samuel, who has led worship in his southern Indian village for 14 years, […]

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