Egyptian Muslims Kidnap Christian Young Women 'Almost on a Daily Basis'

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Extreme Muslim groups, with the assistance of Egyptian police, are carrying out a systematic strategy of kidnapping Coptic Christian young women, according to a report by World Watch Monitor.

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Mob Violence Terrorizes Small Christian Village in Egypt

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International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 14, a Muslim mob in the village of Tawa in Minya attacked the local Coptic Christian community. Homes, businesses, and cars were destroyed and three Copts suffered minor injuries. These attacks were in retaliation against a Facebook post which was widely shared among Christians. The author, a 22-year-old Christian resident of Tawa named Bassem, had written the post in May following the deadly attack by Islamic extremists against a caravan of Coptic Christians traveling to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor.

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China intensifies crackdown on churches with new plans to force registration with government

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An organization with ties to the Chinese Communist Party has unveiled new plans on how the government can enforce its restrictions on churches, including forced registration with state-run Christian institutions.

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Christians in Nepal Sentenced to Prison for Praying for Ill Woman Are Released

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Four Christians in Nepal sentenced to five years in prison on false charges of “witchcraft” and “violence” were released today after a high court annulled their convictions, church leaders said.

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Christians With Muslim or Buddhist Backgrounds Most Heavily Persecuted in China; Leader Pleads for Bibles

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Believers with Muslim and Buddhist backgrounds are the most persecuted Christian groups in China, according to a watchdog organization. And those Christians are in urgent need of Bibles in their own languages.

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China tightens its 'choke-hold' on churches, enforces ban on children worshipping

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China has tightened its 'choke-hold' on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to the rights and religious freedom group China Aid.

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Russian Anti-Missionary Law Mainly Hampers Christians

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Concerns among Russian Christians that the government’s antiterrorism legislation, adopted last year, would take away their religious freedom have been proven true.

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Al-Shabaab Kills Four More Christian Men in Lamu, Kenya

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International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 6, 2017, four Christians were killed in Hindi by al-Shabaab, Christians’ main persecution threat in Kenya.

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American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Faces New Charges

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Andrew Brunson, the American pastor who has been imprisoned in Turkey for nearly a year on dubious terrorism charges, is now facing new charges: 'gathering state secrets for espionage, attempting to overthrow the Turkish parliament and government, and to change the constitutional order.'

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