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In prison for 7 weeks without trial, against backdrop of Khartoum church closures


It has been a little more than a week since Salwa Fahmi Suleiman Gireis, a 64-year old Sudanese accountant has been released from prison on Tues 2nd April.   Read More Advertisements

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Suspected Members of Boko Haram Kill An Evangelist


Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect on Monday evening killed an evangelist with a Pentecostal church in Maiduguri, Ali Samari. Evangelist Samari, 57, was with the Good News Church (GNC) Maiduguri and was reportedly killed at … Continue reading

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Church attack in Nigeria’s Kogi state kills 16


At least 16 people, including a pastor, have been killed in a gun attack on a church in central Nigeria. A group of gunmen stormed Deeper Life Church in Otite, in the Okene region of Kogi state, during an evening … Continue reading

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Pastor Umar Mulinde, Acid Attack Victim’s Message to His Attackers


Pastor Mulinde’s message reminded me of the statement made by Joseph to his brothers upon their meeting in Egypt: “You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could … Continue reading

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Desperate humanitarian crisis engulfs displaced Syrian Christians


“We have used the terminology ‘appalling’, ‘desperate’ and ‘deplorable’. We have run out of language to describe how it is for the civilian population.” John Ging, operations director for the UN’s Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs “My heart goes … Continue reading

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Jakarta (AsiaNews) – Concern is growing among Christians in the province of Aceh, victims of a series of recent attacks by extremist groups or unknown assailants. The violence is worsened by the policy of local authorities, who instead of halting … Continue reading

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Continued Persecution In Iran


It’s been over a thousand days since Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was imprisoned by Iranian authorities because of his Christian faith. It’s been over a thousand days since Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was imprisoned by Iranian authorities because of his Christian faith. … Continue reading

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Christians in Vietnam defy authorities’ threats in protest marches


More than 10,000 Christians in Vietnam took part in protest marches for religious freedom, in defiance of the authorities, who had tried to intimidate them with tanks, threats and violent thugs. The peaceful demonstrations across Nghe An province on Sunday … Continue reading

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Church of Christ in Nigeria reeling from massacre


Members are ‘psychologically traumatized,’ leaders say Jos, July 12 (CDN) — In the Plateau state of central Nigeria, tensions had run high all week between ethnic Fulani, who are mainly Muslim, and ethnic Birom, mainly Christian. It was only the … Continue reading

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URGENT: Police Raid House Church Sunday School in Xinjiang, Round Up 70 Children, Detain Seven Women Teachers


(Urumqi, Xinjiang—July 10, 2012) Police in China’s far western region of Xinjiang raided a house church Sunday school, rounded up 70 children and their teachers for questioning, and locked up seven women teachers in a local detention center, ChinaAid has … Continue reading

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