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Taliban Official Claims Brutal Punishments and Executions Will Return to Afghanistan

September 24, 2021:

ICC has learned that Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, a member of the Taliban’s interim government and chief enforcer of the group’s strict interpretation of Sharia law, has said that…

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Amnesty International Reports Brutal Crackdown by Taliban in Afghanistan

September 23, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that a recently released report by Amnesty International documents a broad and brutal crackdown taking place in Afghanistan…

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Taliban Maneuvers for United Nations Recognition

September 23, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that on September 20, 2021, the Taliban nominated a United Nations (UN) Ambassador, Suhail Shaheen, to represent Afghanistan.

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Pakistan Refuses to Accept Refugees from Afghanistan

September 21, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pakistan is refusing to accept any new refugees fleeing Afghanistan following the country’s fall to the Taliban.

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ICC Partners with Government of Hungary to Host Panel Discussion at Council of Europe

September 20, 2021:

On September 28, the government of Hungary will partner with International Christian Concern to host a panel discussion on interreligious dialogue and humanitarian aid.

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ICC Publishes a Report on Criminal Sharia Law in Nigeria

September 18, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has published a new report, titled Secular Sharia? Criminal Sharia Law and Its Impact on Nigeria’s Christian Communities.

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan Calls For ‘Time’ and ‘Aid’ for Hardline Government in Afghanistan

September 17, 2021:

ICC has learned that Imran Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan, called on the international community to give time to the newly formed government of Afghanistan in terms of human rights.

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New ICC Report Records a Year of Christian Persecution in China

September 17, 2021:

International Christian Concern has just published a new report on persecution in China. In it, ICC lists and analyzes over 100 incidents of Christian persecution between July 2020 and June 2021.

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Egypt Announces Human Rights Agenda Amid US Threat to Withhold Military Aid

September 16, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has announced a new human rights strategy for the north African country.

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Violent Confrontation Within Afghanistan’s Taliban Government Reported

September 16, 2021:

ICC has learned that infighting within the newly formed Taliban government in Afghanistan intensified to such a degree that rumors of betrayal and murder needed to be officially denied on September 15.

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