Monthly Archives: October 2011

Christian farm workers abducted by Muslim landowners for money in Faisalabad


The Masih brothers worked on land owned by the Dogar family. The latter are Muslim and some of its members used to get drunk and beat the tenants. When Asif and Khadim decided to quit, they were abducted. Nothing has … Continue reading

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Burma: local authorities in Kachin State issue new order regulating bible study, Sunday school, fasting and prayer


Burmese authorities are imposing new restrictions on religious activities in Kachin State, according to information received by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW).

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20-year sentence for sex trafficking of 13 year old


Editor’s Note:  The I-5 corridor running right through our little town of Redding, and connecting us to Portland Oregon, where this case originates, is known to be one of the primary transportation routes for human trafficking.  It is said that … Continue reading

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Divine intervention Bibi’s only hope


A Christian woman convicted of “blasphemy” in Pakistan still faces the death penalty as she remains imprisoned see earlier story). But according to her husband, she is still trusting in God. Asia Bibi received the death penalty on “trumped up” charges … Continue reading

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China’s emerging market provides new ministry opportunity


China (MNN) ― China’s meteoric rise to power over the last two decades is likely one of the most significant developments of the marketplace. Today, it has amassed the wealth and power so that every move can be calculated to … Continue reading

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Arrest Takes Down “Big Fish” Brothel Owner in Cambodia


PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – After years of operating brothels where girls were bought and sold for sex, a very well-connected and powerful brothel owner has been arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Cambodian National Police in an operation … Continue reading

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In India, Former Slaves become Leaders


CHENNAI, INDIA – Ramesh addressed a small room full of children, women and men, gathered from many villages throughout South India. His audience shared a common story: Once victims of forced labor slavery, the families were learning how to live … Continue reading

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MidAmerica professor blogs during unique trip with important mission – Entry 1


Todd Frye, chair of MidAmerica Nazarene University’s Department of Counselor Education, is blogging for NCN News as he makes a trip with fellow MidAmerica professor Mark Hayse (professor of Christian Education and Youth Ministry) to the Philippines for the Church of the … Continue reading

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Children trafficked into UK for ‘sex work and drug production’


22/10/2011 – A report by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) stated that children trafficked into the UK faced a life of sexual exploitation and working in the drug trade. The report claimed that out of the 202 … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan: New Anti-Religion Laws


The government of Kazakhstan enacted two new laws on Oct. 24, 2011, further restricting freedom of religion. All registered churches must now re-register with the government, and only churches meeting new criteria will be registered.

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