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LAOS: No Rice for Christians

Seven families from two tribal groups are nearing starvation after village authorities confiscated their farmland because of their faith in Christ. About 50 people from the Khmu and Hmong tribes form the seven families. “Their faith is strong, and everyone is actively...

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KOREA: Accused as Criminals for Bible Distribution

The Bible remains essential to the church in North Korea today, and The Voice of the Martyrs Korea is determined to continue getting God's Word into this closed nation through the use of various innovative methods. However, these efforts have recently become a point...

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SUDAN: Apostasy Laws Abolished

After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, Sudan has passed a series of legal reforms. Two major changes involved the abolishment of public flogging and the repeal of apostasy laws for those leaving Islam. Other regulations relate to the consumption of alcohol, female...

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ETHIOPIA: Slaughter in Oromia

The assassination in Addis Ababa of a popular ethnic Oromo singer has triggered an explosion of ethnic-religious violence. The violence appears organised, designed to destabilise the nation and derail the reforms of Prime Minister Abiy (a Protestant Christian)....

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CHINA: Officials Demolish Crosses

More than 100 security guards removed two church crosses in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, on 7 July. At 5am, more than 100 government personnel arrived at Aodi Christian Church and Yinchang Christian Church. Christians in Wenzhou said they came with cranes, broke the church...

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IRAN: Arrests of Believers Continues

On 7 July, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard arrested a Christian woman living in Tehran named Malihe Nazari. This occurred in addition to another twelve Christians who were arrested two weeks prior. Dozens more were told they would soon be summoned for questioning....

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