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Christians are under increased persecution amid coronavirus pandemic (PHOTO: Open Doors)
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Covid-19 adds to suffering of persecuted Church

Covid-19 has considerably changed daily life for most people in most countries around the world. This worldwide crisis, however, has a devastating influence on the persecuted Church and Christians in countries closed to the Gospel. Open Doors, an international organisation, aiming to support and strengthen persecuted Christians in more than […]

Iranian Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi (PHOTO: International Christian Concern)
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Iranian Christian human rights leader sentenced to flogging and prison

Iranian Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi (PHOTO: International Christian Concern) Originally published in International Christian Concern. International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on April 21, Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi received a suspended prison sentence of three months by the Iranian government. The sentence included […]

Israel to go under strict lockdown during Passover
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Israel to go under strict lockdown during Passover

Originally published in CBN News Israeli authorities will enforce a strict curfew starting on Wednesday as families across the nation huddle in their homes for a quiet, isolated Passover. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the new restrictions, including a curfew, in an address Monday evening. “On Wednesday, before the Passover […]