Persecution



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  • June 24, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Crackdown on Christians in Vietnam

    religious persecution 620x300Just weeks after a U.S. delegation that included President Obama visited Vietnam, a series of government crackdowns have taken place in the communist country.

  • June 21, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Religious asylum not a trivial matter

    British flag with London skylineGovernment officials in the United Kingdom have faced criticism recently for questions they've asked some refugees who have converted to Christianity and are seeking asylum.

  • June 20, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Injustices in Africa brought to light

    Horn of AfricaChristian attorneys in Africa are fighting to stop sexual slavery and child marriage in Kenya.

  • June 18, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    US takes 28 Christian refugees fleeing ISIS, but accepts 5,435 Muslims

    Assyrian Christians ethnic cleansingDespite the mass extermination of Christians inflicted by the Islamic State, the United States government is admitting an extremely low number of Christian refugees from war-torn Syria and Iraq — compared to an exponentially higher number of Muslim refugees.

  • June 12, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    PA school votes prayer out, moment of silence in

    high school graduationSchool board members of a Pennsylvania high school have voted to replace prayer at this year’s graduation ceremony with a moment of silence.

  • May 29, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Anti-Semitism combatted before the UN

    anti-Israel flag BDS anti-SemiticA nationally recognized Christian legal organization is battling against the anti-Israel Boycott Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement by bringing its challenge before leaders at the United Nations in New York City this week.

  • May 27, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    One kidnapped girl found, more than 200 remain missing

    Boko Haram in NigeriaA spokeswoman for a mission organization that supports persecuted Christians worldwide says the news of one of the kidnapped Chibok girls being found is a sober reminder that there is much more that needs to be done.  

  • May 26, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Sudan pastor faces death penalty

    hands on prison barsA Christian human rights group is concerned that a Sudanese pastor could soon be facing the death penalty. 

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