Understanding Persecution

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New Myanmar Report Explores History and Future of Eight Religious Minority Groups

June 16, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has released a new report,  Caught in the Crossfire: Myanmar’s Christian Minorities Under Tatmadaw Rule.

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Three Killed in Kenya During Ambush of Two Buses

June 09, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that two passenger buses driving along the Mandera-Nairobi route in Kenya were ambushed on June 7 by Somali-based al-Shabaab militants.

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High Court in Pakistan Acquits Christian Couple on Death Row for Blasphemy

June 03, 2021:

ICC has learned that the Lahore High Court has acquitted Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife Shagufta Kausar, two Christians sentenced to death under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws.

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52-Year-Old Christian Shot and Killed by Radical Hindu Nationalists in India

May 20, 2021:

International Christian Concern learned that a 52-year-old Christian was shot dead in an attack on a Christian family by radical Hindu nationalists in India’s Rajasthan state.

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Church Attacked and Desecrated in Eastern Turkey

May 14, 2021:

Incident Occurs in Same Village Where Priest’s Parents Were Kidnapped   05/14/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) […]

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State Department Releases International Religious Freedom Report

May 13, 2021:

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State published their International Religious Freedom (IRF) Report for 2020, outlining the status of religious freedom and persecution around the world.

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Terrorist Group Allegedly Murdered Four Christian Farmers in Central Sulawesi

May 12, 2021:

Victims Stabbed to Death, One Beheaded 05/12/2021 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on May 11, […]

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Turkish Airstrikes Displace Iraqi Christian Villages

May 10, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that by May 8, 2021, two Christian villages in Iraq’s Dohuk Province were reportedly abandoned because of Turkish bombardments.

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ERCC Preacher Arrested after Officiating Funeral

May 08, 2021:

Beijing Has Targeted Multiple Church Leaders Nationwide 05/08/2021 China (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on […]

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Civilian Armenian POW Faces Terrorism Charges in Azerbaijan

May 06, 2021:

ICC learned that on May 5, 2021, Azerbaijan approved an indictment against Armenian-Lebanese Vicken Euljekjian, a civilian prisoner of war captured when Azerbaijan invaded Nagorno-Karabakh and seized new territory.

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