CIC Persecution News Headlines
News of persecution, human rights violations, and other articles of interest.
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1 Corinthians 12:26a
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PERSECUTION NEWS HEADLINES - for the week ending December 3, 2022
We bring before you the people of Afghanistan: those who remain under the oppression of the Taliban, and those who have been forced to flee, leaving loved ones and homes behind.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) finds it inexplicable that the U.S. Department of State did not include Nigeria or India in its latest designations of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPCs) under the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA), turning a blind eye to both countries’ particularly severe religious freedom violations.
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report
Detained For 3+ Years Without Trial
The U.S. soccer team defeated Iran 1-0 on Tuesday, advancing to the knockout stage of the World Cup.
The Chinese government has issued a warning, saying it will crack down on protestors.
Another church in Algeria folds to state-sponsored persecution.
Christian persecution on the rise in Uttar Pradesh, India
Russia's National Guard seized two priests in Russian-occupied Berdyansk on
Fierce protests have erupted in at least eight major Chinese cities.
One group on bus to wedding, another en route to funeral
It is a common objection when aid is sent to other countries that we should be looking after our own first.
A pastor in Laos has been found dead just a few days after disappearing, with villagers alleging that he was murdered for his faith.
Islamic State Mozambique (ISM) has demanded that Christians and Jews pay a jizya tax as a sign of their submission to an Islamic Caliphate in Cabo Delgado Province.
Islamist Fulani militants are suspected of carrying out the murders of a Christian couple and their 17-year-old daughter in Benue State, Nigeria on November 29.
Police in Mali reported the arrests of two people in the capital Bamako following the disappearance of a German church minister.
The earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, on Monday, November 21, 2022, resulted in many casualties.
Qatar is hosting the FIFA 2022 World Cup, and as a result, many human rights issues in the country have been brought to the spotlight.
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released a report on November 15th condemning Iran for the harsh sentences being given to protesters.
Last Sunday, Christians in India were severely beaten for refusing to deny their faith.
Attacks in Plateau and Kaduna states leave at least 40 Christians dead
ETHIOPIA [RLPB 670, 9 Nov], where the Ethiopian Government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have signed an ‘Agreement for Lasting Peace’.
Why should pastors consider going on short-term mission trips?
Wife of one also nursing injuries
Representatives from 21 countries are asking India to improve the religious freedom of minorities.
Gathering to pray draws many Muslims
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