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NIGERIA: Pastor’s Wife Killed by Abductors

Details have emerged of the circumstances surrounding the death of a pastor’s wife who was abducted by armed assailants from her home in Kaduna state, central Nigeria on 14 September. Mrs Esther Katung, whose husband is the minister in charge of the Evangelical Church...

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ALGERIA: Another Church Building Forcibly Closed

Algerian Christians request prayer as the campaign to close churches continues. On 24 September, the police director of Boghni announced that a church building in Boghni had been sealed, based on a closure order issued by the Governor of Tizi Ouzou. Boghni is located...

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IRAN: Educational Challenge for Children of Converts

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani and his wife Tina Pasandideh are very concerned about the future of their sons Daniel (17) and Yoel (15), who are unable to receive high school qualifications, as the state refuses to recognise them as Christians and insists that they complete...

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NIGERIA: Boy ‘Sees Father Killed’ in Raid on Villages

At least two people were killed and six others wounded in a night raid on two predominantly Christian villages in Nigeria’s north-eastern Adamawa state. Gunmen in large numbers went from house to house, shooting as they went, in the attack on Shaforon and Kodumti...

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PAKISTAN: Testimony of Asia Bibi

"I, Asia Bibi, daughter of Salamat Masih, believe in Jesus". So begins a video testimony of the Pakistani woman who was formerly sentenced to death for blasphemy but now living in an undisclosed location in Canada. Grateful for the opportunity to begin building a new...

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BURKINA FASO: Christians Told to Convert or Leave

Nearly two thousand Christians have had to flee their homes and villages over the last month in Northern Burkina Faso. According to a local charity group, two villages, Hitté and Rounga, were infiltrated by Islamic extremists who told the believers they would have to...

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