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Egypt

EGYPT: Four Arrests for Copt Cathedral Bombing

Egyptian police have arrested four people in the wake of the bombing that killed dozens of Christians at Cairo’s Coptic Christian cathedral last month, the Interior Ministry said. The death toll from the bombing at a chapel next to St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo has

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Evangelism: Feeling Like a Project

Tears misted Basma’s eyes as she touched my arms and looked at me. “Beautiful. You are beautiful.” It was the look a proud mother would give her daughter. Basma had been a mother to me in many ways. She had taken me in as a

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Sharing Jesus among the Fulani

Despite being threatened with death and disowned by family members, he was determined to share the Gospel with Fulani Muslims. And David Weeti’s determination hasn’t wavered.  The day after David Weeti’s cousin burned David’s Bible and kicked him out of the house, 20 young men

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PHILIPPINES: Church Elder Brutally Murdered

Fifty-two-year-old Perfecto Padilla, a dedicated church elder from Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men on 11 September at 6pm local time. Brother Perfecto was resting outside his house in a hammock when two Muslim men came by on motorbikes and began

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Pakistan

PAKISTAN: Father Expects No Justice for Daughter

The father of a 16-year-old girl allegedly raped by her neighbour believes she has little hope of justice because the accused is well-connected politically in the local area. Nasar Masih believes the police will ultimately favour the suspect, whom he believes was able to rape

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Uganda

UGANDA: Woman Beaten for Accusing Imam

Muslims in eastern Uganda beat and raped a young Christian woman for testifying that a mosque leader killed her father because of his faith, sources said. The imam at a mosque in Kanyumu village, Pallisa District, Sheikh Musana Ibrahim, and two other Muslims killed Samson

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NIGERIA: ‘Suicide Bomber’ Claims to be Missing Schoolgirl

Authorities in Cameroon and Nigeria are investigating a claim from a would-be suicide bomber that she was one of a group of schoolgirls abducted in 2014. The Nigerian government is sending parents to Cameroon to attempt to identify the girl. She told investigators in Cameroon

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NIGERIA: More Villagers Killed by Fulani militants

Fulani militants on horseback are reported to have attacked a village in Buruku local government area of Benue state last Thursday. Residents of Tombo village were shot and attacked with machetes. About 15 people have been confirmed dead. “It’s unclear why the world still stands

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Elijah, a Student Pastor’s Escape.

  ‘Elijah’ (not his real name), a graduate student from a Bible college in the Philippines, recounts a recent time when, as a student pastor, he helped his village escape from Islamic extremists. Elijah is about twenty years old and his work is vital for

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Algeria

ALGERIA: Church Issued with Closure Order

A church affiliated with the Protestant Church of Algeria received a letter from the district authorities last week, requiring the church to cease all religious activities on the grounds that they are in breach of a 2006 decree which regulates non-Muslim worship. The authorities have

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Uganda

UGANDA: Two Communities Grieve over Attacks

Pastor Bongo Martin was brutally killed on 23 December when he and other members of his church resisted the efforts of local militant Muslims to take over their land in the Namutumba district. The 32-year-old church leader was attacked with a sword after protesting about

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PAKISTAN: Brick Kiln Workers Beaten and Robbed by Police

On 21 November, seven brick kiln workers were travelling home when they were stopped by three officials for a routine inspection. However, the men say they were treated with suspicion when they gave their Christian names, and were accused of stealing the money they were

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PAKISTAN: Christian Girl May Have Been Kidnapped

A young Christian girl, Agnes Shaukat, daughter of Shaukat Masih of Lahore Cantt, has been missing since 20 November. Her family suspect her employer is involved. According to a rickshaw driver the family hired on a monthly basis to take her to and from a

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Yemen

YEMEN: Two Christian Converts Killed

Two Christian converts from Islam in Yemen were killed during the past couple of months. It is reported that in September in Taiz in south-west Yemen, a Christian man was ambushed and shot to death by a suspected al-Qaeda member. On 2 October, a Christian

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IRAQ: New Law to Force Children to Become Muslim

A new law in Iraq would require the conversion of children to Islam if their father were to convert or if their mother were to marry a Muslim man or a Muslim-background Christian. The long-term implications for this would be devastating as changing identification documents

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UGANDA: Young Woman Beaten and Disowned

The father of a young Muslim woman in east Uganda on Thursday 12 November tried to beat her to death after she became a Christian, but community leaders intervened and limited him to disowning her, sources said. Kibida Muyemba learned that his 21-year-old daughter, Namusisi

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SYRIA: Islamic State Abducts Dozens of Christians

Islamic State (IS) militants have captured dozens of Christian families after seizing a strategically located town in the central Syrian province of Homs on Friday 7 August.  At least 230 people were kidnapped or detained, including dozens of Christians, some of whom were taken from

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