International Christian Concern (ICC)

· Everything You Need to Know Regarding Boko Haram’s Heinous Schoolgirl Abduction
Case Summary On the night of April 14th, more than 100 armed Boko Haram militants masquerading as members of the Nigerian Army abducted 276 students from the Government Girls Secondary School after setting several buildings ablaze and shooting their way past the compound’s security staff. The abduction lasted approximately six hours as the kidnappers hand-selected [...]
· Iraq Situation: ‘There will be no Christians in Iraq in ten years’
ICC Note: A house church gathering in Tehran, Iran was raided by security forces and at least two Christians were arrested in a raid that took place earlier this month. The men are currently being held in Ghezal-Hesar prison, but the charges against them have not yet been made known. This is the latest in [...]
· Iranian Authorities Raid a House Church in Tehran; Arrest Two Christian Converts
ICC Note: A house church gathering in Tehran, Iran was raided by security forces and at least two Christians were arrested in a raid that took place earlier this month. The men are currently being held in Ghezal-Hesar prison, but the charges against them have not yet been made known. This is the latest in [...]
· Woman in Yemen Burned to Death for Her Faith
ICC Note: A Yemeni woman who was a Christian convert received fatal burns at the hands of family members. Nazeera’s husband recounted the story of the sabotage that led to his wife’s death just days before they were to leave their homeland. Family members had pressured her for years to abandon her faith and choose [...]
· Florida: High School Football Team Prays for Injured Player, Sparks Atheist Outrage
ICC Note: A high school in Florida has received a threatening letter from the atheist Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) after students on the school's football team decided to pray for a fellow player who had been injured on the field. The letter is just one of many sent by atheist organizations to schools across [...]
· ICC Staff Answers Your Questions
ICC's team is back from Iraq and met with Christians who escaped ISIS.  You sent in your questions about their experience in Iraq and our staff will be answering your questions this week on our facebook page.  Stay tuned for more information!
· Iraqi Christian Village: From Sanctuary To Ghost Town In 2 Months
ICC Note: “Believe me, there is nowhere in Iraq that is safe for us.” This is the feeling for tens of thousands of Iraq’s Christians who have been forced from their homes and are now living in desperation just trying to survive. The advances of the militant group ISIS has emptied the Nineveh plain of [...]
· Christian Leaders Urge Malaysians to Save Country From Extremism
ICC Note: The article reports that there was an escalation in ethnic and religious extremism “fuled by lies and inflammatory speeches that was ripping apart the social fabric of the country.”  The Christian Federation of Malaysia urges Malaysians to be united and live in peace and harmony. The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) had raided the [...]
· Indonesia: Activists Demand Jokowi-Kalla End Religious Violence
ICC Note: Indonesia has seen a rising religious intolerance and violence toward religious minorities with impunity for the past decade. Human rights activists in the country called for the newly-elected president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to uphold human rights and take actions to end religious violence against religious minorities after his inauguration in October. 08/28/2014 Indonesia (Jakarta [...]
· Texas School District Tapes over Christian Plaques After Atheist Complaint
ICC Note: A Texas school district is taping over dedication plaques placed in the walls of the school that have overt references to God after receiving complaints from the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF). The school district plans to completely remove the plaques in the near future. While the local community supports the plaques, the [...]

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