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Christians in Brunei

It is becoming increasingly difficult for Christians to practise their faith and ministry in the Kingdom of Brunei Darussalam. With a ruling Muslim government and spies in churches using laser surveillance technology, every movement is being monitored carefully. The Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, along with the

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UGANDA: High Cost of Faith in Eastern Region

Uganda’s population is 85% Christian, with a Christian president and a secular constitution which guarantees religious freedom. However, persecution with impunity is becoming prevalent in the Muslim-dominated Eastern Region. Munabi Abudallah put his faith in Christ on 20 January and within 24 hours had lost

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PAKISTAN: Lawyers seek New Hearing within a Few Weeks

Asia Bibi’s lawyers have made a request to the Pakistani Supreme Court seeking to appoint another judge immediately or a new colleague to hear the case. The request sent to the Chief Justice comes after yet another postponement of Bibi’s hearing, in which her defence team are

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IRAN: Christian Prisoner in Urgent Need of Medical Care

Family and friends of Maryam (Naseem) Naghash Zargaran, a believer from a Muslim background who has been held for nearly three years in Evin Prison, Tehran, are greatly concerned about her present situation and request prayer for her treatment and release from prison. On Thursday

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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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PAKISTAN: Court Clears Way for Father to Visit Asia Bibi

A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab provincial government and police to give the father of death row convict Asia Bibi prison visitation rights, a family lawyer says. The directive comes two days after Soran Masih filed a petition in the Lahore High Court demanding

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