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Prayers for the Persecuted this Easter

18 April 2019

Easter is a time of great joy for those of us who celebrate – large family meals, extra church services, visits to the Show and Easter egg hunts. Our long weekend here in Australia is often so filled to the brim with festivities, we may

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PAKISTAN: Terrorist Threat to Pakistan Churches

18 April 2019

Authorities in Pakistan fear that a terrorist linked to Islamic State is planning an attack that could target Christians in Punjab province at Easter. The bomber is likely to try to carry out a suicide attack in Lahore, according to a contact of VOM’s partner

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INDONESIA: Prison Sentences for Church Bombings

18 April 2019

A married couple has been convicted and sentenced for their part in the bombing of three churches in Surabaya in May 2018. Agus Satrio Widodo received a sentence of eight years, and his wife Damayanti received 40 months after a court found them guilty of

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MALAYSIA: State Police Found Responsible for Disappearances

18 April 2019

Pastor Raymond Koh disappeared on 13 February 2017 when his car was forced to stop and he was abducted in broad daylight by masked men. On 3 April this year, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia released findings that placed blame for the attack on

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KURDISTAN: Church Built with State Approval

11 April 2019

Hope awakens in northern Iraq as another church is built with the support of the government. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) supervised the construction of the first Armenian Orthodox Church in Erbil through their department of religious affairs. According to a local news source, a

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INDIA: Prayer Needed for Upcoming election

11 April 2019

India’s 2019 general election will take place in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May. The new parliament will be announced on 23 May. The Hindu nationalist BJP has ruled with a simple majority for the past five years. Its electoral success is the

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