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Two Christians Murdered in Kenya Bus Attack

February 20, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that three people were killed yesterday and two others were injured when suspected al-Shabaab militants laid siege to a passenger bus.

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At Least 32 Christians Killed in Nigeria

February 18, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Fulani militants attacked three Christian villages in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria on January 26 and 27.

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Imprisoned Missionary in Cambodia Granted Bail

February 10, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that Australian missionary Martin Chan, who was arrested in November while boarding a flight to Hong Kong, has been released on bail…

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Pakistan Acquits 42 Christians Accused of Participating in 2015 Riots

January 29, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore has acquitted and ordered the release of 42 Christians accused of participating in the deadly Youhanabad riots…

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Priest’s Parents Vanish in Southeastern Turkey

January 23, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 11, 2020, the elderly parents of a Chaldean Catholic priest in Turkey disappeared.

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Boko Haram Murders Pastor in Nigeria

January 23, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Boko Haram, the Islamic insurgent group based out of northeastern Nigeria, executed Reverend Lawan Andimi…

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Abducted Christian Parliamentarian in Myanmar Released

January 21, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Christian parliamentarian U Hawi Tin, who was abducted on November 3, 2019 by the Arakan Army (AA), has been released today.

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Three Christian Teachers Murdered in Kenya

January 13, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that three Christian teachers from Kamuthe Primary School in Garissa, Kenya, were killed by the Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab in the early hours of January 13, 2020.

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Turkey Arrests Syriac Priest and Two Other Christians

January 10, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 9, 2020, Turkey’s anti-terror branch arrested three Syriac Christians in a raid and transferred them to the city of Mardin, where they remain unreachable with no access to a lawyer.

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Pastor in Nigeria

January 07, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Boko Haram, an Islamic insurgent group based out of northeastern Nigeria, kidnapped a church leader…

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