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ICC Publishes 2021 Persecutor of the Year Awards

November 17, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) announced its 2021 Persecutor of the Year Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at a press conference in Washington, D.C.

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Qatar Will Represent US Interests in Afghanistan

November 16, 2021:

11/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that November 12, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken announced that Qatar will act as the US diplomatic representative in Afghanistan.

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International Christian Concern to Announce Top Persecutors of the Year Nov. 16

November 15, 2021:

On Tuesday, November 16, International Christian Concern (ICC) will announce its 2021 Persecutor of the Year Awards for world’s worst oppressors.

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Rights Defenders Remain Imprisoned After Lifting of Egypt’s State of Emergency

November 10, 2021:

Repressive Laws Remain After Insufficient Step Towards Religious Freedom

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One Armenian Christian Killed, Three Wounded, by Azeri Gunfire

November 09, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that November 8, 2021, Azerbaijani troops opened gunfire on a group of Armenian utility workers repairing water pipes near the city of Shushi…

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USCIRF Urges State Department to Make Designations for Countries Violating Religious Freedom

November 09, 2021:

ICC has learned that USCIRF has published a factsheet reiterating its recommendations to the U.S. Department of State regarding countries to be designated as violators of religious freedom.

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Radical Hindu Nationalists Brutally Attack Christian Community in India

November 08, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that a Christian community in India’s Chhattisgarh state was brutally attacked by a mob of radical Hindu nationalists over the weekend.

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Turkish Nationalists Target US Navy Personnel

November 05, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that a group of members affiliated with the Youth Union of Turkey (TGB) hooded U.S. Navy personnel in Turkey’s capital city of Istanbul.

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Kenyan Christian Acquitted of False Charges

October 29, 2021:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 25, a court in Kenya dismissed a case against Hassan Hussein who was falsely accused of possessing and selling hard drugs.

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Indian Court Delays Hearing Challenge to Anti-Conversion Law

October 29, 2021:

International Christian Concern has learned that the Allahabad High Court, located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state, has once again delayed hearing a challenge to the constitutionality of…

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