02/19/2020 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Unconfirmed reports are circulating that the Iranian government has made threats to destroy the tomb of Esther and Mordechai located in Hamedan, and instead convert it into a consular office for Palestine. A raid by Iran’s Basij on February 15th was the latest move against the tomb and was ... More
02/18/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – On January 14, Sneha, a 14-year-old Christian girl from Lahore, was kidnapped, forcefully married, and forcefully converted to Islam by a group of Muslim men. Five days after the abduction, however, police were able to rescue Sneha and return her to her family. According to Sneha, she was kidnapped by ... More
02/20/2020 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Today marks two years since Leah Sharibu and 109 other girls were kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, Nigeria by the Islamic State West Africa province branch of Boko Haram. Leah is the only remaining girl from that incident who is still in captivity. She continues to be held ... More
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. More
02/06/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – On Monday, February 3, the Sindh High Court in Karachi ruled that men in Pakistan can marry underage girls as long as they have had their first period. This ruling, which the two-member bench based on their interpretation of Sharia law, flies directly in the face of the Sindh ... More
“The biggest problem for our people that makes them leave this village is because of the land grabbing,” explains a village elder. Like many families in the region, they are shepherds. Villages own large sections of land, giving them legal rights to graze their livestock. The rule is simple: graze your livestock on your village’s land.
Land grabbing breaks this rule—and so much more. Statistically, the land grabbing of Christian areas has caused a more rapid decline of Christianity from the country than the genocide of ISIS.
With ICC’s support and that of other legal partners, a court case was opened. Having someone outside the village, monitoring and ensuring that their case moved forward, was essential. Thankfully, this time the courts ruled in favor of the Christian villagers, protecting their property rights. Although their Muslim neighbors have opened an appeal to contest the decision, this was an important step forward.
Sometimes, and often in ways more sinister, it is the slow drip of rights being taken away. But at least in this valley, the active presence of Christianity continues for another day. Read more: bit.ly/37MNpqH … See MoreSee Less
2 hours ago
Painful as it is, it must sound familiar to many non-Christians who saw their lands grabbed by us Christians. Have we ever expressed our apologies?
This is how Islam grows, its an easy way to grow rich, stealing what belings to tgose who are not Muslims.
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19 hours ago
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