• Chinese Church Members Escape Persecution
    07/08/2019 China (International Christian Concern)- On Sunday, Chinese Christian Liao Qiang and his daughter Ren worshipped publicly for the first time in several months since their church was raided. Members of Early Rain Covenant Church have suffered intense severe persecution since more than 100 congregants were arrested in early December… Read more »
  • Bishop Calls for Weapons Trade to Extremists to End
    07/08/2019 Burkina Faso (International Christian Concern) – A Bishop in Northern Burkina Faso has asked for the West to stop the flow of arms to Islamic extremists in Western Africa. Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré of Dori lives in northeast Burkin Faso and has seen firsthand the devastation and fear these… Read more »
  • Colombo Activists Seek Justice After Sri Lanka Easter Bombings
    07/08/2019 Sri Lanka (International Christian Concern) – The aftermath of the Sri Lankan Easter bomb attacks has left painful wounds in the hearts of all Sri Lankans, and sympathizers worldwide. While efforts to recuperate families and help individuals begin their healing journeys’ have started, Colombo activists are seeking for justice… Read more »
  • Iraq Launches “Will of Victory” Operation
    07/08/2019 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Yesterday, the Iraqi government launched a “Will of Victory” operation which seeks to clear an estimated 1,000 ISIS fighters residing in what is locally known as the desert triangle. This area refers to the deserted terrain of the Nineveh, Salahuddin, and Anbar provinces. It… Read more »
  • Iraqi Christians Worried Over Electoral System
    07/07/2019 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Iraq’s Babylon Brigade is a militia headed by Chaldean Christian Rayan al-Kildani. It is primarily composed of Shabak and Shia Arabs, and falls under the authority of the Iranian backed Hashd al-Shabi militia. Much effort is given to message the Babylon Brigade as Christian… Read more »
  • ICC Supports Young Bombing Survivor in Indonesia
    07/07/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Alvaro is one of several young survivors of a 2016 church bombing in Indonesia. He sustained severe burns from the bombing, primarily on his head. As a result, he has required extensive medical care over the past three years. Over the years, ICC has… Read more »
  • Christians in India Fear Increased Persecution Under BJP’s Second Term in Power
    07/07/2019 India (International Christian Concern) – Christians across India fear that persecution will continue to increase now that the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured a second term in power. According to local monitors, a new wave of threats and intimidation have been reported since the BJP recorded… Read more »
  • House Church Disrupted by Hindu Radicals in India’s Telangana State
    07/06/2019 India (International Christian Concern) – The Sunday worship service at a house church in India’s Telangana state was recently disrupted and threatened by Hindu radicals. According to the pastor leading the service, this is the third Sunday in a row that the worship service has been disrupted by radicals.… Read more »
  • Egyptian Christian Girl Kidnapped
    07/06/2019 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – A Coptic Christian named Sarah Atef who was a fourth year university student disappeared on June 27th and remains missing. She is from Minya but is believed to have been kidnapped by a taxi driver while waiting in front of her university in Beni… Read more »
  • Chinese Catholic Churches Violently Closed
    07/06/2019 China (International Christian Concern)– Catholics in Fujian faced a series of severe crackdown operations against churches that refused to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA). A report from Bitter Winter revealed that churches were ransacked by officials, with one venues door being demolished. In the middle of May,… Read more »
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