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Hindu Radicals Force Pastor to Flee Village After Series of Attacks

By | April 21st, 2018|NEWS|

PERSECUTION MAGAZINE SIGN UP Persecution Logo Donate Now All News ICC Exclusive News Understand ICC Media Take Action Hindu Radicals Force Pastor to Flee Village After Series of Attacks By ICC’s India Correspondent 04/19/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Chensingh Vasunia, a 26-year-old pastor, was forced to flee his village of Kondri, located in [...]

Draconian blasphemy laws seen as holding Indonesia back

By | April 21st, 2018|NEWS|

Draconian blasphemy laws seen as holding Indonesia back More than 10,000 Muslims from various groups stage a rally at Istiqlal Mosque in Central Jakarta in this Oct. 14, 2016 file photo. They demanded the death penalty be meted out to then Jakarta governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, for alleged blasphemy. (Photo by Ryan Dagur/ucanews.com) Katharina R. [...]

Egypt church application triggers attack

By | April 21st, 2018|NEWS|

…ƒEgypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has called for the process of legalising unlicensed churches to be “speeded up” after granting a second batch of church buildings official status this week. The government has legalised 219 churches and church-affiliated buildings this year, but 3,511 others remain on the waiting list. The churches were built without licence [...]

ATTACK ON A CHRISTIAN GIRL IN PAKISTAN FOR NOT ACCEPTING ISLAM

By | April 21st, 2018|NEWS|

ACID ATTACK ON A CHRISTIAN GIRL IN PAKISTAN FOR NOT ACCEPTING ISLAM The name of this 25 years old Christian girl is Asma Yaqoob aka Maria, she was being forced to become a Muslim but she did not convert. After that a local Muslim cleric asked everyone to punish her for not accepting Islam. Then [...]

Four members of a Christian family who were visiting family in Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan, were shot dead on Easter Monday

By | April 7th, 2018|NEWS|

Four members of a Christian family who were visiting family in Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan, were shot dead on Easter Monday. One of the victims was a woman. One young Christian girl was also injured in the attack and has been admitted to the intensive care unit of Civil Hospital Quetta as she [...]

GERMANY VAN HORROR: Lorry ploughs into 30 people in Munster

By | April 7th, 2018|NEWS|

Police have said the man may have been German with psychological problems. The German media outlet the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has reported that the driver was Jens R, 48, who lived close by to where the attack took place. The Sueddeutsche Zeitung said the man had psychological problems but this has not been confirmed. But [...]

The French officer who offered himself for a hostage now fights for his life, but his bravery saved lives

By | March 24th, 2018|NEWS|

French police and firefighters secure the entrance of Trebes, southern France, where an armed man took hostages in a supermarket, Friday, March 23, 2018. French national police say two people have been killed and about a dozen wounded in a shooting and hostage-taking in a super market in southern France.(AP Photo/Jean-Paul Bonincontro) In this image [...]

ALGERIA: Sentencing of Pastor Adds to Uptick in Persecution in Algeria Rights advocates fear coordinated campaign against Christianity.

By | March 16th, 2018|NEWS|

Sentencing of Pastor Adds to Uptick in Persecution in Algeria Rights advocates fear coordinated campaign against Christianity. By the Editor March 12, 2018 (Morning Star News) – In the latest of a rash of persecution incidents in Algeria, a judge on Thursday (March 8) sentenced a pastor to a fine and a suspended prison sentence [...]