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Two Christians Killed in Al-Shabaab Attack

March 13, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that on March 11, two Christians were killed and another was abducted when suspected al-Shabaab militants attacked two vehicles in northeastern Kenya.

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Vietnamese Christian Released from Prison

March 12, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that an ethnic Montagnard Vietnamese Christian, Y Ngun Knul, was released from prison last week.

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Christian in Pakistan Tortured to Death for Bathing in Muslims’ Well

March 02, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that Saleem Masih, a 22-year-old Pakistani Christian, was severely tortured by a Muslim landlord in Pakistan because he used the landlord’s tube-well to bathe.

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Al-Shabaab Threatens All Non-Local Christians in Northeastern Kenya

February 28, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that on Monday, February 23, al-Shabaab released an audio clip online, ordering all non-local Christians to leave three counties in northeastern Kenya.

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Christian Teenager Killed in Iraq Protests

February 27, 2020:

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a 15-year-old Assyrian Christian named Rimon was killed by Iraqi security forces while protesting in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, February 25.

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Fulani Militants Attack Christian Village Trying to Rebuild

February 24, 2020:

International Christian Concern has learned that on Wednesday, February 19, Fulani militants attacked Bang village, a border community between Taraba and Adamawa states in northeastern Nigeria.

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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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