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WaterFilterICA

Project: Water Filter Video

Can you help us put clean water into the hands of persecuted believers today? By investing in a LifeStraw® Water Filter you will be giving many brothers and sisters the chance to enjoy a healthier lifestyle that will enable them to continue effectively in the

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asiabibi

PAKISTAN: Chief Justice to Hear Asia Bibi’s Appeal

There is a mixture of hope and scepticism among Pakistani Christians with the latest development in the case of Asia Bibi who was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2009. The Chief Justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, Mian Saqib Nisar, stated on 21 April that

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chinanursinghome

CHINA: Christian Nursing Home Forcibly Demolished

At the beginning of the month, the government forcibly demolished a nursing home established by the Baishitang Church in Luhe County, Shanwei, Guangdong province. Before it was levelled, more than 100 Christians used the nursing home as a gathering point. On 14 May, a person

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ProjectNKBalloons

Project: Sending God’s Word into North Korea by Balloon

In 2018, Voice of the Martyrs Australia is partnering with VOM Korea in a project to launch 37,500 North Korean dialect Bibles (direct text and study notes of explanation from 46 different Bible stories) via high-altitude balloons from South Korea into North Korea. Our goal

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ProjectWaterFilterDistribution

Project: Water Filter Distribution

We asked our supporters to help us put clean water into the hands of persecuted believers. We are extremely thankful for the donations received so far and have started distributing water filters to restricted nations. One water filter has been sent to a Bible college

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IndonesiaUpdate-22May

Project: Indonesia Emergency

On 13 May 2018 at least 13 people were killed, and dozens wounded in attacks claimed by the Islamic State group. Our CEO travelled to Surabaya to help meet the victims’ immediate needs Funds have been given for: Food and accommodation basics for Bible college

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ProjectBiblesPlusPhilippines

Project: Bibles Plus

Bibles Plus distribution continues in the Philippines, with packs being distributed in four villages. Our distribution partner reports that the road into the area was mountainous, rough, narrow and muddy. They persevered despite damage to their truck, above the front wheel. The area has been

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indonesiaupdate

INDONESIA: Report from our CEO

Our CEO Tony reports from Surabaya Indonesia, where he has spent the last few days. The situation remains tense after the horrific church bombings on Sunday. Tony asks you to keep praying for those affected. We will continue to assist where we can. Listen to

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iran

IRAN: Sentences Upheld

An appeal court in Iran has upheld a ten-year prison sentence against four Christians accused of “promoting Zionist Christianity” and propagating house churches. The lawyer representing Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, Mohammad-Reza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh, and Saheb Fadaie received the notice on 2 May. Pastor Youcef and

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china

CHINA: Four Christians Detained for Evangelising

Authorities charged four members of a house church in China’s south-western Sichuan province with “obstructing government administration” for distributing Christian flyers at a local university on 25 April. Wang Yi, the pastor of Autumn Rain Blessing Church, reported that four of his congregation members went

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nigeria

NIGERIA: Army Rescues 1,000 Boko Haram Captives

After a week-long battle, the Nigerian Army has freed nearly 1,000 people from Boko Haram captivity. The operation by the military, led to the deaths of over 50 terrorists. The operation, which began 28 April is still ongoing, Nigerian military spokesman Texas Chukwu told CNN.

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