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UGANDA: Christian Convert Killed

Yusuf Kintu, a 41-year-old former Imam of Macca Mosque in Dolwe Island, Mayuge District was killed on 7 December by a Muslim mob. Yusuf had converted to Christianity a week before he was attacked. According to Pastor Andrew Nyanma of the Full Gospel Church Dolwe,...

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LAOS: Next Door to the Enemy

Tensions have deepened in a Khmu village where two families have come to Christ and one lives next door to a high-ranking solider, who despises Christians. Recently, a Christian from another village came to speak with the two families, who had asked him to show them...

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LAOS: Permission to Follow Christ Denied

When Wat and his wife wanted to accept Christ, the front line worker who shared the Gospel with them was afraid. He knew their village head was a tough man. So he advised them to ask for permission first. The couple asked for permission, but the village head did not...

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NIGERIA: Islamists Execute Five Christians

Islamist militants executed five Christians in Nigeria over Christmas. In a video of the killing, they declare: “This is a warning to Christians in all parts of the world and those in Nigeria.” The terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed...

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PAKISTAN: Court Acquits Imran Ghafur Masih

The Lahore High Court has acquitted Imran Ghafur Masih, a Christian sentenced to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. According to Imran’s family, they have moved into hiding following the acquittal due to potential threats from extremists. On 15 December,...

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EGYPT: Riots Follow Blasphemy Accusation

Egypt's Minya Governorate region erupted in violence on 25 November after rumours spread that a young, barely literate Christian man named Girgis Sameeh posted a message on Facebook that was considered insulting to Islam. In al-Barsha, Girgis' hometown, hundreds of...

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INDIA: Christian Pastor Beaten and Left to Die

A Christian pastor was beaten unconscious and left locked in a room to die by radical Hindu nationalists in India’s Bihar state. On 5 October, Pastor Shelton Vishwanathan was attacked by six nationalists as he was distributing Gospel tracts in Tiryani village. The...

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IRAN: Imprisoned Christian Dangerously Depressed

A woman in Iran is worried about her mother, a Christian woman imprisoned for her faith. Mary was arrested earlier this year for her Christian activities. On a recent visit, Mary’s daughter noticed her mother couldn’t answer questions, responding only with one-word...

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