Understanding Persecution

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China’s Appointment to the UN Human Rights Council

October 22, 2020:

On October 17th, China was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council.[1] Many human rights activists deplored the announcement. […]


Factsheet: Religious Freedom in Nigeria – Q3 2020

October 21, 2020: Through the first half of 2020, Nigeria suffered a steady number of terrorist attacks and deaths. Nearly every day of [...]More

Islamic Attacks Against Kenyan Christians

October 19, 2020:

By Linda Burkle, PhD Fifteen years ago, along with a handful of pastors, I traveled to Kenya to participate and […]


Christians Under Attack in Democratic Republic of Congo

September 21, 2020:

By Linda Burkle, PhD In 2006, I had the privilege of traveling to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), commonly […]


Abraham Accords and Religious Freedom

September 16, 2020:

By Benjamin Harbaugh This week a historic signing ceremony took place, formally normalizing diplomatic relations between Israel and two Arab […]


Fellows Brief: Depoliticizing International Religious Freedom

September 14, 2020: On August 21, 2020 International Christian Concern convened a group of Washington, D.C.-based experts to discuss the importance of advancing [...]More

Report: Religious Suppression in China

July 22, 2020:

This report seeks to provide an overview of religious persecution against Chinese Christians in recent years. With this…


The All-Seeing Eyes: The CCP, Technology, and Religious Persecution

July 22, 2020:

By Colton Grellier It is no secret that China has mastered the art of secretly spying on its own citizens: […]


Factsheet: Religious Freedom in Nigeria

July 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…


North Korea’s Secret Christians

July 20, 2020:

By Linda Burkle, PhD Several years ago, on two different occasions, I had the opportunity to worship at Yoido Full […]