Persecution



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  • January 14, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Persecution of Christians worsening under COVID

    WorldWatchList2020An organization that supports persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries reports COVID-19 has been playing a big role in the uptick of persecution against believers in several of those countries.

  • January 11, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Bold human rights lawyers comparable to lions

    China communist party meetingA spokesperson for an international non-profit organization that believes religious freedom is the first freedom, which lays the foundation for all other basic human rights, says a couple of lawyers in China who are being punished for doing their job are fulfilling a verse from Proverbs.

  • January 01, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Nigeria urged to ask for military aid

    Boko Haram destruction NigeriaA spokesman for an organization whose concern is the human rights of Christians and religious minorities believes the only chance to end persecution of Christians in Nigeria is for the country's leaders to reach out to the international community.

  • December 31, 2020
    Charlie Butts

    Communists send COVID whistleblower to prison

    Coronavirus 'Pray for Wuhan'The founder of a non-profit Christian human rights organization says the citizen journalist and lawyer whom China has imprisoned for telling the truth deserves international intervention and prayer.

  • December 21, 2020
    Charlie Butts

    A possible lifeline for Christians accused of blasphemy

    cross broken shatteredCongress is considering a piece of legislation that could bolster America's foreign policy efforts on religious issues in a number of countries.

  • December 17, 2020
    Charlie Butts

    Another Christian acquitted of blasphemy -- a hopeful trend

    hands tied in prisonA Christian who had been convicted and imprisoned on blasphemy charges more than a decade ago has been released by a Pakistan court – but it's probably too soon to tell if the country is experiencing a change of heart in similar cases.

  • December 15, 2020
    Charlie Butts

    Persecuted attorney needs international appeal

    hands on prison barsOne of the world's leading voices for persecuted faith communities in China is encouraging the international community to form a united effort for an imprisoned lawyer.

  • December 02, 2020
    Charlie Butts

    Murder of Christians in Indonesia essentially ignored by gov't officials

    IndonesiaThe group International Christian Concern says Muslim terrorists need to be held responsible for the gruesome killing of four Christians in an attack last week that caused residents of an entire Indonesian village to vacate their homes.

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