Taliban Maneuvers for United Nations Recognition

Taliban Maneuvers for United Nations Recognition

Turkey Backs Taliban at UN While Promoting Religious Genocide    09/23/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 20, 2021, the Taliban nominated a United Nations (UN) Ambassador, Suhail Shaheen, to represent Afghanistan. Shaheen is the Taliban’s Doha-based spokesperson, and his nomination included a request to address the General […]

Islamic Extremists Charge Christian Woman with Blasphemy

Islamic Extremists Charge Christian Woman with Blasphemy

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Fawad4real, Creative Commons) LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Blasphemy charges against a Christian preacher in Pakistan were filed not with help from members of the Ahmadiyya religion but only by Islamic extremists, sources said. A source in the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Pakistan said the complainant in the case, Shiraz Farooqi, was not […]

Pakistan Refuses to Accept Refugees from Afghanistan

Pakistan Refuses to Accept Refugees from Afghanistan

Afghan Christians Face an Increasingly Complex and Dangerous Situation 09/21/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pakistan is refusing to accept any new refugees fleeing Afghanistan following the country’s fall to the Taliban. For Afghanistan’s secretive and persecuted Christian community, Pakistan’s refusal to accept refugees complicates an already […]

Ahmadis, Islamic Extremists Charge Christian with Blasphemy

Ahmadis, Islamic Extremists Charge Christian with Blasphemy

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Fawad4real, Creative Commons) LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – In a rare case of Ahmadis colluding with Islamic extremists to accuse a Christian of blasphemy, a preacher in Pakistan has been jailed and her family is in hiding after she was charged with insulting Islam and its prophet, sources said. Shagufta […]

ICC Partners with Government of Hungary to Host Panel Discussion at Council of Europe

ICC Partners with Government of Hungary to Host Panel Discussion at Council of Europe

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Event Next Week Will Work to Inform Council of Europe on Interreligious Dialogue 09/20/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On September 28, the government of Hungary will partner with International Christian Concern (ICC) to host a panel discussion on interreligious dialogue and humanitarian aid. The panel will take place as part […]

ICC Publishes a Report on Criminal Sharia Law in Nigeria

ICC Publishes a Report on Criminal Sharia Law in Nigeria

Christians Vulnerable as Nigeria Drifts Away from Secularism 09/18/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has published a new report, titled Secular Sharia? Criminal Sharia Law and Its Impact on Nigeria’s Christian Communities. In it, ICC considers the history of Sharia law in Nigeria—technically a secular country, describes how criminal Sharia […]

Pakistan’s Imran Khan Calls For ‘Time’ and ‘Aid’ for Hardline Government in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s Imran Khan Calls For ‘Time’ and ‘Aid’ for Hardline Government in Afghanistan

Afghan Minorities Struggle in the Wake of Looming Humanitarian Disaster 09/17/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Imran Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan, called on the international community to give time to the newly formed government of Afghanistan in terms of human rights. He also made appeals for humanitarian aid […]

New ICC Report Records a Year of Christian Persecution in China

New ICC Report Records a Year of Christian Persecution in China

The use of security cameras such as these, looking out over Tiananmen Square in Beijing, is on the rise in China. Critics say the government is using them to discourage dissidents. Over 100 Incidents of Persecution Documented in One Year Span 09/17/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has just published […]

Egypt Announces Human Rights Agenda Amid US Threat to Withhold Military Aid

Egypt Announces Human Rights Agenda Amid US Threat to Withhold Military Aid

State Department Threatens to Hold $130 Million from Egypt Unless Human Rights Improve 09/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has announced a new human rights strategy for the north African country. Three days later, the announcement was followed by a State […]

Violent Confrontation Within Afghanistan’s Taliban Government Reported

Violent Confrontation Within Afghanistan’s Taliban Government Reported

Afghan Minorities Concerned by Apparent Political Victory by Group’s Hardliners 09/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that infighting within the newly formed Taliban government in Afghanistan intensified to such a degree that rumors of betrayal and murder needed to be officially denied on Wednesday, September 15. According to […]