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Concerns Raised Following Approval of Sharia Law in Malaysia

Malaysia (Mission Network News) — Amendments implementing the hudud law (Sharia penal code) were passed unanimously by the legislation of Kelantan state in Malaysia on March 19th. The next step is to submit two bills in the federal parliament in order for the hudud to be enforceable. Open Doors USA reports these bills will be […]

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Mass Graves of ISIS Victims Found in Tikrit, Might Contain as Many as 1,700 Bodies

TIKRIT, Iraq (CNN) – Mass graves believed to hold Iraqi soldiers have been discovered in newly liberated Tikrit. Up to 1,700 bodies may be recovered. ISIS claimed to have executed that many soldiers captured in June outside Camp Speicher, a fortified Iraqi base near Tikrit. A total of 47 bodies have been exhumed from two […]

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‘I’m So Glad We Didn’t Listen:’ Mom Refuses Abortion as Doctors Deem Child ‘Incompatible with Life’

LONDON – A mother in the UK is expressing thankfulness that she refused to listen to doctors who advised her to obtain an abortion two years ago after asserting that her then unborn daughter was “incompatible with life.” Michelle Macaulay and her husband learned in late 2012 that they were pregnant with their second child. […]

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UK Tribunal Rules Against Christian Suspended for Sharing Faith with Muslim Co-Worker

LONDON – An employment tribunal in the United Kingdom has ruled against an occupational therapist who was suspended for nine months after her Muslim co-worker alleged that she was trying to convert her. Victoria Wasteney, 38, had developed a friendship with her colleague Enya Nawaz, 27, as they worked at the St. John Howard Center in London. […]

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Islamic Terror Group Boko Haram Kills 24 After Disguising Themselves as Clerics

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (New York Post) — Islamist Boko Haram militants disguised as clerics killed at least 24 people and wounded several others in an attack near a mosque in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, a military source and witness said on Monday. The attackers arrived in cars late Sunday and gathered people at a mosque in the […]

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‘I Was Praying to My God': Teen Survives Kenyan Massacre Hiding in Closet, Drinking Lotion

GARISSA, Kenya – A Kenyan teenager who was found alive on Saturday, two days after an Islamic terror group carried out a bloody massacre on her university, says that she hid in a closet and drank lotion to survive while praying to God. “I was just praying to my God, saying that if it has come to my […]

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Filipinos Whip Their Backs, Have Themselves Nailed to Crosses in Effort to Atone for Sins

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines – Hundreds in the heavily Roman Catholic country of the Philippines engaged in self-flagellation activities yesterday during the Good Friday holiday in an effort to atone for their sins or obtain miracles from Heaven. The tradition, while criticized by local Roman Catholic leaders who would prefer to see “good works” from followers rather […]

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South Korean Pastor Detained in North Korea for ‘Espionage’

SEOUL (Voice of America) — One of two South Korean men detained in North Korea on charges of espionage is a pastor, a Seoul-based Protestant association said Monday. Last week, the communist country said it is holding two South Korean men it identified as Kim Kuk Gi and Choe Chun Gil on charges of espionage. South Korea’s […]

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Christians in India Hit with Beatings, Official Opposition, Discrimination

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A rash of anti-Christian attacks this month hit Haryana state in northern India, where a new chief minister spoke against Christians and 45 were severely beaten at a burial service. A mob of more than 700 Hindu extremists on March 6 assaulted the 45 Christians as they began burial rites […]

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Islamic Terror Group Targets Christians in Bloody Attack on Kenyan University, Over 140 Dead

NAIROBI, Kenya – Over 140 Kenyan students were shot dead today as an Islamic terror group carried out a bloody attack aimed at Christians at a university in Nairobi. “We sorted people out and released the Muslims,” Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, the spokesman for the group Al-Shabaab, which took responsibility for the armed assault, announced. “There are […]

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