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BANGLADESH: Christian Convert Released from Prison

A Christian convert from Islam who had been imprisoned for more than two years was released on bail recently. Sisir Islam became a believer in 2012 and immediately began sharing Jesus with others in his community, leading 17 friends to Christ. On 23 September 2014,

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BANGLADESH: Former Muslims Forced Back to Islam

Thirty families turned back to Islam after facing intense community pressure, said local church planter Sujen, who became a believer through a Bible correspondence course several years ago. After becoming convinced Jesus was the Way, the Truth and the Life, he began gradually sharing with

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BANGLADESH: Christian Brothers Beaten and Threatened

A Hindu man named Bhargav heard the Gospel and came to faith in Christ. A week later, he shared his faith with a Muslim friend, who didn’t respond to the Gospel but told his Hindu neighbour about Bhargav’s conversion. The Hindu neighbour then spread the

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BANGLADESH: Pray for Imam Fedu, a New Christian Convert

Imam Fedu, a Muslim scholar and teacher in Bangladesh, recently placed his faith in Christ after receiving a Christian tract and hearing the Gospel from a Christian worker. “Jesus is the Saviour,” Fedu said. He immediately resigned from his Muslim work and made plans to

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BANGLADESH: Police Attack Christian Community

An independent investigation has been called for after an alleged attack by police officers on a Christian community in Bangladesh on 24 March which left 25 injured. The incident took place in Doripara village, near Dhaka which falls under the authority of the Kaliganj police

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BANGLADESH: House Churches Facing Persecution

Four house churches led by Pastor ‘Rubel’ in Bangladesh have faced several incidents of persecution in the past year, including the murder of a church member. ‘Lydia’ was killed by a group of Muslim leaders in 2015 for using a Muslim water well. Although they

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BANGLADESH: Evangelist Killed by Islamic Extremists

Shamir al-Din, an evangelist and Christian convert from Islam, was stabbed to death by Islamic extremists on 7 January 2016. Before becoming a Christian in 2002, he had been an imam for more than 20 years. Islamists had attacked his home three times in the

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BANGLADESH: Pastors Receiving Death Threats

Pastor Barnabas Hemrom recently received a letter containing death threats against him and nine other area pastors. The letter stated, “This time our plan is to kill one by one all those who are preaching Christianity in Bangladesh. Our country will be run only under

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