Pakistan Does Global PR for Afghanistan’s Taliban

Pakistan Does Global PR for Afghanistan’s Taliban

Religious Minorities Remain Vulnerable to Taliban’s Brutal Rule 10/06/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the government of Pakistan has launched a global effort to raise support for the current Taliban government of Afghanistan. Senior level officials in Pakistan are engaging in this effort through speeches, op-eds, and […]

Kidnapped Christian Killed in Rescue Effort in Nigeria

Kidnapped Christian Killed in Rescue Effort in Nigeria

Kogi state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A kidnapped Christian in Kogi state, Nigeria was killed in a rescue operation on Saturday (Oct. 2), the same day three other Christians were killed in another attack in the state, sources said. Julius Oshadumo, 78 years old and one of three Christians […]

Muslim Mob Kills Pastor in Kano State, Nigeria  

Muslim Mob Kills Pastor in Kano State, Nigeria  

Kano state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Muslim mob in northern Nigeria agitated over the killing of a woman by a man they believed had converted to Christianity hacked a pastor to death with machetes last week and burned down his home, church and school, sources said. The Rev. […]

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors at Police Station in India

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors at Police Station in India

Hindu extremists attack pastors at police station in Raipur, India, on Sept. 5, 2021. (Morning Star News screenshot). NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist mob this month beat three pastors and manhandled an officer at a police station in the capital of central India’s Chhattisgarh state, sources said. Police disrupted the worship of […]

New Senate Bill Addresses Afghanistan Crisis

New Senate Bill Addresses Afghanistan Crisis

Senator Portman Introduces Legislation to Address Taliban Takeover 09/29/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that, on September 27, 2021, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act to address issues lingering from the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. The bill is co-sponsored by 21 […]

Herdsmen Kill Christian at Worship, 30 Others in One Day

Herdsmen Kill Christian at Worship, 30 Others in One Day

Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria in screenshot from video obtained by Morning Star News. (Morning Star News) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed a Christian at a worship service in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 26), and 30 others were slain in attacks later that night, sources said. The herdsmen attacked the […]

Radical Hindu Nationalists Burn Four Christian Homes in India

Radical Hindu Nationalists Burn Four Christian Homes in India

Incident Sparks Memories of India’s Worst Incident of Christian Persecution 09/28/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that four Christian homes were set on fire by radical Hindu nationalists in the Kandhamal District of India’s Odisha State. Local Christians report that the homes were attacked after the Christian owners […]

Hungarian Government and ICC Host Panel for Council of Europe Sept. 28

Hungarian Government and ICC Host Panel for Council of Europe Sept. 28

Event Will Inform Council of Europe on Interreligious Dialogue 09/27/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) is partnering with the government of Hungary to host a panel discussion on interreligious dialogue and humanitarian aid  on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The panel will take place as part of Hungary’s presidency of the Council […]