Understanding Persecution

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Report: Pandemic and Persecution in the Middle East

May 29, 2020:

The COVID-19 pandemic has initiated global lockdowns, slowing down societies but not religious persecu­tion. In the Middle East, where persecution was once defined by ISIS, the pandemic exposed a transforma­tion…

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Iran’s Shadow Church

May 26, 2020:

By Linda Burkle PhD Iran is a country ruled and dominated by Islam which regulates and permeates every aspect of […]

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Report: The Voiceless Victims of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws

May 20, 2020:

According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom’s (USCIRF) 2018 Fact­sheet on Blasphemy, roughly one-third of the world’s nations maintain a law…

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Religious Persecution After COVID-19

May 20, 2020:

By Benjamin Harbuagh We are living in the midst of a geopolitical event the likes of which has not been […]

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India: Cows, Converts, and Persecution

April 24, 2020:

By Linda Burkle, PhD Several years ago, I had the privilege of participating in the dedication ceremony of a new […]

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International Religious Freedom Review | Volume 1 Issue 1

April 23, 2020: In 2019, International Christian Concern hosted its first ever cohort of nonresident fellows. Each took on the challenge to advance international religious [...]More

Brief: Religious Freedom in Algeria

April 22, 2020:

Algeria sits on the brink of change as it comes out from twenty years under the reign of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The new administration has the rare opportunity to address…

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The Rise of an Insurgency

April 21, 2020:

By Benjamin Harbaugh On June 6th, 2019, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi spoke to constituents in the coastal city of Beira. […]

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Factsheet: Religious Freedom in Nigeria

April 21, 2020:

The first three months of 2020 clearly demonstrate that the Nigerian government’s actions have been insufficient to curb the tide of violence, killings, and abductions…

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In Pictures: Persecution in New Delhi

April 07, 2020:

A group of seven women in Southern India come together to talk, to cry, and to pray. They come together as Christians, they mourn together as women whose husbands were murdered right in front of their eyes.

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