Understanding Persecution

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Genocide in Nigeria

July 19, 2021:

By Linda Burkle, PhD “Nigeria is the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian,” stated international human rights lawyer […]

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India’s Anti-Conversion Laws and Their Effects on the Christian Community

July 12, 2021:

Religious freedom is a fundamental right guaranteed to all Indian citizens by the country’s constitution and laws. However, the religious freedom rights of India’s religious minorities, including Christians, have been in severe decline…

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Brief: Religious Freedom in Algeria

July 07, 2021:

Although the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 2019 provided an unparalleled opportunity for Algeria to improve its human rights and religious freedom record, the nation has only succeeded in doubling down on repressing its vulnerable Christian minority. COVID-19 posed new challenges…

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Caught in the Crossfire: Myanmar’s Christian Minorities Under Tatmadaw Rule

June 14, 2021:

When the Burmese military overthrew Myanmar’s civilian government in February, the international community responded with swift condemnation of the Tatmadaw and vocal support for…

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Nagorno-Karabakh: A Humanitarian Perspective

June 10, 2021:

ICC urges the international humanitarian and religious freedom community to further investigate the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. Awareness, assistance, and advocacy are the three greatest needs. ICC makes the following humanitarian observations…

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Three Reasons Congress Should Embrace International Religious Freedom

May 31, 2021:

By Arielle Del Turco The release of the State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report this month confirmed the dire […]

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An Unwelcome Minority: Threats Facing Christians in the Middle East, Part 3

May 28, 2021:

By Guest Contributor This article is Part 3 of a four-part weekly series on threats facing Christians in the Middle […]

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An Unwelcome Minority: Threats Facing Christians in the Middle East, Part 2

May 21, 2021:

By Guest Contributor This article is Part 2 of a four-part weekly series on threats facing Christians in the Middle […]

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Nationalism and Religious Persecution: A Study of Three Countries

May 19, 2021:

By Linda Burkle, PhD In observing the prevalence of religious persecution in various countries, I have noted that in countries […]

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Factsheet: Christian Persecution in Pakistan Q1 2021

May 17, 2021:

The first three months of 2021 proved to be another challenging time for Christians in Pakistan. Despite the PTI-led government’s lofty claims of complete religious freedom, the country’s Christian community…

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