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 [...]
· Everything You Need to Know Regarding Meriam Yahia Ibrahim’s Case
Timeline Case Summary Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, a Christian mother who birthed her second child while in prison, was sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging on charges of adultery and apostasy on May 15. Born to a Muslim father who left her and her mother at age 6, Meriam was raised an Orthodox Christian in Western [...]
· Rampant Increases in Violent Persecution of Africa’s Christians Resemble Dark Ages
ICC Note: Across the divide separating Africa's predominantly Muslim north from its predominantly Christian and animist south, Christian communities are being ravaged by massive up-ticks in violent persecution. From Boko Haram in Nigeria to Seleka in the Central African Republic to al-Shabaab in the Horn of Africa, radical Islamic insurgencies bent on establishing separate Islamic [...]
· Meriam Ibrahim and Family Safe in Italy
After Boarding an Italian Government Aircraft in Khartoum Late Wednesday, Meriam and Family Arrived Safely in Rome Thursday Morning 07/24/2014 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, a 27-year-old mother of two and wife to an American citizen sentenced to death by a Sudanese court in [...]
· Christianity Ban by Hindu Extremists from 50 Villages in India
ICC Note: In fifty villages located in India's Chhattisgarh state, Christianity has all but been officially ban by local Hindu extremists. Church leaders have informed the national government and asked that officials to life the ban, but nothing has yet been done to protect the rights of the Christian minority. According to reports, the ban [...]
· Chinese Christians Severely Injured on the 32nd Night Vigil to Guard Church Cross from Forcible Demolition: Video
ICC Note: The blog article below in Chinese is an incomplete list of 14 injured Christians beaten by the police of Pingyang County, Zhejiang province. ICC reported that at 3:00 a.m. (Beijing time) on July 21, 2014, during the 32nd night vigil of Christians guarding their church cross, around 400 police officers attempted to forcibly remove the church [...]
· Rallies across America to #BringBackOurGirls
On their 100th Day in Captivity, Americans Gather to Support 240 Predominantly Christian Schoolgirls Abducted by Boko Haram 07/23/2014 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) - International Christian Concern (ICC) applauds rallies that will be taking place in Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles today, July 23, and Thursday, July 24, in support of the immediate [...]
· NEWS | Petition Launched to Stop India’s Prime Minister from Visiting the White House
NEWS | Petition Launched to Stop India’s Prime Minister from Visiting the White House A religious minority group based in New York has launched a petition to stop India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, from visiting the White House in September. President Barack Obama recently invited Modi following his election despite Modi being banned from visiting [...]
· Atheists Strike Back: IRS Will Monitor Churches for ‘Electioneering’
ICC Note: The IRS has stated that it will monitor churches and other places of worship due to complaints from an atheist group about religious “electioneering.”  The Freedom from Religion Foundation claimed that the IRS has repeatedly ignored their complaints about churches involved in partisan political activity, due to a lack of an official specifically [...]
· 100 Days in the Hands of Terrorists
How In the Midst of International Press, More Than 240 Predominantly Christian Schoolgirls Have Been Forgotten Cameron Thomas, Regional Manager for Africa  07/23/2014 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – It’s been 100 days since more than 300 predominantly Christian schoolgirls, lodged in the backs of military-grade trucks, were ferried off in what has become a [...]

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