Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches

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After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens of other churches and detained 92 Christian leaders and 42 students in a bid to curtail Christian activities, sources said.

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60 Churches Bombed or Burned: Kachin Christians Facing Genocide in Burma

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Northwood Church founder Pastor Bob Roberts worries if the US Congress doesn't act soon, ethnic Kachin Christians in Burma may face the same plight as the Rohingya. He believes prayer and action can make the difference in saving them.

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'Burma Troops Kill, Rape Christian Civilians; Churches Burned'

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Rights groups urged the world to pressure Burma to end a crackdown on ethnic and religious minorities after government troops reportedly killed and raped dozens of mainly Christian civilians while burning hundreds of churches and homes.

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Burma Government Admits Bombing Christian Kachin

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Burma's government admitted Thursday, January 3, that the military is involved in airstrikes against the mainly Christian Kachin, a week after Worthy News and other media carried reports about a massive offensive in the north of the country.

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Report: Burma Army Attacks Church, Christian Conference

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Burma's military ransacked a Baptist church and broke up a Christian conference of the predominantly Christian Chin community in the latest confrontation between government forces and ethnic minorities, Christian investigators told Worthy News.

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Burma Troops 'Kill, Torture' Christian Kachins Despite Ceasefire Pledge

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Burmese troops kill or torture civilians and destroy churches and even entire villages of the predominantly Christian Kachin minority despite pledges from Burma's nominally civilian government that it seeks ceasefire agreements with ethnic groups, investigators said Sunday, February 12.

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Burma Kachin Christians Flee Deadly Attacks; Fighting Spreading

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Churches and Buddhist monasteries in a mining area of Burma's northern Kachin state have taken in nearly 1,000 refugees, many of them Christians, since New Year's Day, after the Burmese military reportedly attacked a church and killed several people, Worthy News established Tuesday, January 10.

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Burmese army accused of commandeering Kachin Church

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Kachin Christians have accused Burma's military of violating their religious rights after government troops seized control of a church in Kachin State, transforming it into a military outpost complete with fortifications, trenches and land mines.

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Burma's Deadly Quake Leaves Thousands Homeless; Churches Destroyed

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Christians were among thousands of families trying to rebuild their homes and churches in northeastern Burma Tuesday, March 29, following a 6.8 magnitude earth quake that killed at least scores of people, Christian missionaries said.

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