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Crackdown on Anglican Church in Zimbabwe

By Karen Peake – Originally published in Christianity Today The Anglican Church in Zimbabwe is facing a tough battle against state authorities and an ex-communicated bishop trying to take away its property and its freedom to worship. In the latest incident, sixteen churchgoers, including an elderly woman, were arrested and […]

Christian Woman in Darfur, Sudan arrested for evangelizing
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Christian Woman in Darfur, Sudan arrested for evangelizing

Sudanese National Security Intelligence and Security Service agents have arrested a Christian woman in a Darfur camp for displaced people, accusing her of converting Muslims to Christianity, said sources who fear she is being tortured, Compass News Direct reported yesterday. At the same time, in Khartoum a Christian mother of […]

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Egyptian Christians: We’re under siege

By Michael Carl – Originally published in WorldNetDaily An Egyptian human rights activist says the Coptic Christian community in his country is under siege by the Muslim majority since Barack Obama abandoned President Hosni Mubarak, his regime collapsed and the Muslim Brotherhood’s integration into power began. Reports document attacks by […]

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Uganda puts anti-gay bill on hold

Originally published in Sunday Times Uganda’s parliament adjourned on Friday (May 13) without acting on a much-criticised anti-gay Bill that would mandate the death sentence in some cases, drawing praise from an advocacy group that said parliament’s failure to act was a ‘victory for all Ugandans’, according to a report […]

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New Christian convert from Islam murdered in Somalia

Originally published in Charisma News Two Muslim extremists in Somalia on Monday (April 18) murdered a member of a secret Christian community in Lower Shabele region as part of a campaign to rid the country of Christianity, sources said. An area source told Compass two al Shabaab militants shot 21-year-old […]