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 March 11, 2023
Fundamental freedoms have been dealt an extreme blow by the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the passage of a new bill on Tuesday rolling out so-called “buffer zones” around every abortion facility in England and Wales.
The number of political prisoners arrested in the two years since the coup has increased dramatically in the past month. It now exceeds 20,000, with over 16,000 still in prison.
Around 4.6 million children lived in the 10 provinces of Turkiye that were hit by the earthquake.
We've been learning more about the CCP's brutal plans in destroying the Christian faith among minority groups across China.
Some Catholic religious communities face problems using and reclaiming from
the regime ownership of their historical places of worship, and the regime
has recently terminated unlimited and free of charge rental agreements with
at least four Catholic churches, Forum 18 has found.
The government ordered all satellite television channels to stop showing “live and recorded” speeches from former Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier this week.
On Thursday, February 23, the US government condemned the Myanmar military’s arrest and detention of Baptist leader Hkalam Samson.
After days of technical glitches, Bola Tinubu, candidate for the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC) party, has been declared the winner of the 2023 Nigerian presidential election.
One hundred mothers wrapped their newborns in their arms at the Holy Mother of God Cathedral in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian: Artsakh).
Despite its claims of embracing freedom of religion for all, there are often instances of persecution of religious minorities in the Muslim-majority country of Indonesia.
Burma/Myanmar is home to more than 135 ethnic groups, the largest of which is the Bamar (Burman) nation.
Calls for Release of All Prisoners of Conscience in Iran
The criminal trial of Tomsk Christian and musician Anna Chagina on charges
of repeatedly "discrediting" the Armed Forces is due to begin on 15 March.
Earthquake aftershocks in Turkiye and Syria continue to flatten buildings and stoke fear among survivors.
The Voice of the Martyrs Korea is sharing the Gospel with North Korean workers who are stuck abroad and currently unable to return home.
Please join the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for a virtual hearing on the Russian government’s religious freedom violations in Ukraine and Russia.
A state-led campaign against Protestant churches continues in Algeria.
Pastor initially sentenced to death freed in annual tradition.
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