International Christian Concern (ICC)

· Sudan: hope shines brightly
ICC Note: The persecution of Christians in Sudan has been growing every year. Despite persistent attempts by the government to stop Christians from worshiping or sharing their faith, the number of  Christians to grow in Sudan. We pray for those who live in the midst of persecution and for the Church in Sudan.  12/6/2016 Sudan (MNN)…

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· Kaduna killings: Christian youth threaten to take up arms in self defence
ICC Note:  Unprotected by Government and their pleas unheard, the Christian youth in the middle belt region of Nigeria are considering taking up arms and defending against the  Fulani Militia themselves.  Just in October, close to 40 people have killed by Fulani Militia. After 7 people were killed and villages burned earlier in October,  Southern…

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· Mexico ‘In Denial’ Over Thousands of Evangelicals Forced Out of Homes
ICC Note: In recent years, the persecution of Christians in Mexico has risen, leading to the displacement of thousands of evangelical Christians. According to human rights groups, unfortunately, the Mexican government is adding to the problem by denying the severity and legitimacy of the issue. Discrimination against Christians in Mexico has been both religiously and…

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· The Church is growing in Vietnam despite oppression
ICC Note:   The Church in Vietnam is growing despite religious oppression. Just this year, a Catholic priest was beaten by 20 assailants and monks were assaulted at a monastery. In June. Catholics were attacked by police for meeting at a house church. At the same time, however, Catholics in Vietnam have seen a growth…

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· Vietnam’s new law on religion draws international criticism
ICC Note: The international community has condemned Vietnam’s new Law on Belief and Religion. The law passed by a strong majority despite objections even from within the Communist Party. Critics within Vietnam include Christians, Buddhists, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, among others which are represented by the Interfaith Council of Vietnam. Outside of Vietnam the law…

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· US Church Sprayed With Bible Verse About The Killing Of 185,000 Assyrian Christians
ICC Note: An Assyrian church in the San Fernando Valley of California was recently vandalized and graffiti-ed with a verse referencing the killing of 185,000 Middle East Christians. Assyrian Christians, such as those who worship in this church, have suffered the greatest amount of persecution in the world by the Islamic State in Iraq and…

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· Ransomed: The freeing of 226 Christians from Islamic State
ICC Note: In February 2015, the Islamic State in Syria captured over 200 Christians in the Khabur River villages in a single night. Now almost two years later, millions of dollars were secretly paid to have these hostages released. While it is very morally fraught to pay ransoms to terrorists, Assyrian Christians around the world…

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· Christians are being forced out of their homes in Mexico
ICC Note: Thousands of families in Mexico are being displaced due to their evangelical Christian faith. The government has developed a "policy of denial" towards the very harsh treatment of individuals being forced to leave their homes to, often times, live in warehouses. In addition, these families remain isolated without access to schools or medical facilities,…

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· Christianity Continuing to Grow In Nepal Despite Persecution
ICC Note: Since Nepal adopted a secular democracy in 2008, Christianity in the country has been on the rise. Before 2008, foreign missionaries were barred from entering Nepal. Now, the country is home to over 8,000 churches and more than one million believers. This growth has not come without its setbacks. Christians in Nepal have…

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· Christians in India Oppose Government’s Attempt to Replace Christmas
ICC Note: Christians in India have complained to the government that scheduling Good Governance Day on December 25th is nothing short of discrimination. The Christians say that the scheduling of a secular holiday over Christmas Day is an attempt to cover up the annual Christian celebration. Christians went on to say that this attempt by…

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