The Taliban Announce Interim Government in Afghanistan Filled with Hardliners

The Taliban Announce Interim Government in Afghanistan Filled with Hardliners

Afghan Christians Fear Strict Enforcement of Sharia Law Under Taliban Rule  09/08/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Taliban have announced an interim government for Afghanistan filled with hardline figures from the group’s rule in the 1990s. For Afghanistan’s religious minorities and the international community, the announcement […]

The Taliban Declare Victory in the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan

The Taliban Declare Victory in the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan

Christians and Other Minorities Brace for Increased Persecution Under Taliban Rule  09/08/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the last pocket of resistance to Taliban rule in Afghanistan fell to Taliban fighters on Monday, September 6. Despite the claim of victory by the Taliban, the leader of the resistance […]

Shadow Government in Myanmar Calls for Popular Revolt Against Military Rulers

Shadow Government in Myanmar Calls for Popular Revolt Against Military Rulers

Junta Faces Renewed Opposition to Its Oppressive Rule 09/07/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Duwa Lashi La, the acting president of the National Unity Government (NUG), has called for a “people’s defensive war” to push back against the ruling military government. Duwa Lashi La issued the statement as part of a […]

Young Christian Woman Missing After Arrest in Egypt

Young Christian Woman Missing After Arrest in Egypt

No Communication Allowed with Christian Convert 09/03/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 26, 2021, a 17-year-old Christian woman was detained by Egyptian police as she was leaving a Cairo church. Upon the last communication with her, she was able to confirm her arrest. However, her current status […]

Hard-Line Hindus Beat Christian Unconscious in Tamil Nadu, India

Hard-Line Hindus Beat Christian Unconscious in Tamil Nadu, India

Santosh Kumar, beaten in Kamaraj Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India for his faith. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian in southern India’s Tamil Nadu state is in hiding after hard-line Hindu neighbors beat him unconscious with iron rods last month, sources said. Santosh Kumar, 35, left his home on Aug. 1 shortly […]

Afghan American Interpreter: ‘Vast Majority of Afghans’ View Taliban as ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Compared to US

Afghan American Interpreter: ‘Vast Majority of Afghans’ View Taliban as ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Compared to US

(Business Insider) — An Afghan American who served as an interpreter for the US during the war in Afghanistan said in a Washington Post op-ed that America’s lack of knowledge about the culture of the country contributed heavily to its failures there. “Many Americans have been asking: Why is this crazy scramble necessary? How could […]

Turkey Announces “Crescent Star Compound” for Military

Turkey Announces “Crescent Star Compound” for Military

Announcement Coincides with Events Celebrating Religious Freedom Abuses 09/01/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Aug. 30, 2021, Turkey’s President Erdoğan announced the groundbreaking of “Crescent Star Compound” in Ankara as a new home for the defense ministry. The announcement occurred during the celebration of Victory Day, which marks […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

The Rev. Jacob Kwashi at funeral for 17 Christians killed in Zangon Kataf County, Nigeria. (Morning Star News screenshot) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 36 Christians in multiple attacks in Kaduna state, Nigeria this month with impunity, while a church leader complained that authorities arrested only Christians for defending themselves. The attacks […]

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