Persecution



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  • June 20, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Pastor: Punish wrongdoers here - they face death back in Iraq

    ICE arrestsThe pastor of the Arabic Church of Dallas is lobbying to stop the federal government from deporting scores of Iraqi nationals rounded up by U.S. immigration officials in recent weeks.

  • June 12, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Iraq and Syria Relief and Accountability Act 'long overdue'

    Syria and surrounding countriesAn organization committed to achieving broad acceptance of religious liberty as a fundamental human right is applauding a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives as a crucial step to aid victims of ISIS.

  • June 07, 2017
    Charlie Butts

    Christian flees persecution; courts downplay it

    China (PRC)A legal immigrant from China is making a final plea in court to be allowed to stay in the U.S. rather than face persecution for his Christian faith.

  • May 25, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Indonesian Christian a victim of deportation policy

    Indonesia mapA Christian who fled to the U.S. 16 years ago to escape religious persecution in Indonesia has been sent back to the Muslim-majority country due to the expanded deportation policy of the Trump administration.

  • May 22, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Bye-bye, blasphemy law?

    IndonesiaThere are renewed calls for the blasphemy law in Indonesia to be repealed following the conviction of Jakarta's outgoing governor.

  • May 19, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Finally a bit of good news for Nigerian schoolgirls

    Boko Haram in NigeriaBoko Haram's kidnapping of nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria caught the world's attention in 2014. Now, three years later, as most of the world has seemingly forgotten the story, the nightmare has finally ended for some of the families.

  • May 15, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Will American pastors and their flocks take heed?

    cross broken shatteredWASHINGTON, DC - Now that the first World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians has concluded, attendees are hopeful that the Church in America will be awakened to the plight of suffering believers around the world.

  • May 12, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Senator: U.S. best hope to uphold religious freedom

    Stand Up for Religious FreedomThe world does not know or does not care about Christian persecution, which makes America a leader on the issue, says a U.S. senator. 

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