Pakistan Among World's Worst Violators of Religious Freedoms

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The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommended that the Secretary of State name Pakistan as a Country of Particular Concern in its 2012 Annual Report.

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Vietnam Massacre of Hmong Christians; Pastors "Beheaded"

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Vietnamese security forces beheaded pastors and shot to death "many" other Hmong Christians who gathered to await Christ's return after a false prophecy by an American preacher, according to a leading advocacy group's leader.

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Rights Campaigners Demand Release Of Vietnamese Activists

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Christian rights campaigners on Wednesday, June 15, demanded the immediate release of seven Vietnamese activists, including three Christians, who were convicted of "attempting to overthrow the government" and jailed to between two and eight years.

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Vietnam To Jail Frail Prominent Priest; Dissident Detained

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A Vietnamese Catholic priest known for publicly expressing views on democracy and human rights faced a difficult month Tuesday, March 1, as he was due to be imprisoned again on charges of spreading "propaganda" against the state", despite international concerns over his health.

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Vietnam Security Forces Crack Down On Christmas Celebrations

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Christians of house churches and other non-recognized groups prepared Friday, December 24, for a tense Christmas, after security forces halted Christmas celebrations and detained believers in several areas of Vietnam, Vietnamese Christians and rights investigators said.

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Vietnam intends to "wipe out" Degar Christians in Central Highlands

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Back in August, the Vietnamese government initiated a massive military operation involving thousands of soldiers, security forces and local police in what they called "tieu quet" to "wipe out" Degar Christians who refused to join the Evangelical Church of Vietnam.

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Man Dies in Vietnam Crackdown On Christian Villagers

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Eight arrested Christians remained in Vietnamese police custody Sunday, August 29, after a violent government crackdown on Christian villagers in which one person was killed and several others injured, including a pregnant woman who lost her child, rights activists said.

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