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Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”

February 12, 2018 Featured

Coptic Solidarity – Raymond Ibrahim – January- February 2018 For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts.  According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of […]

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February 27, 2017 Featured – 27/2/17 Bartu Urawn lived in the tribal Indian village of Kubuaa where the people worship according to the native religion of Sarna Dharam. Thus, when Urawn and his family converted to Christianity ten years ago, they became targets of hate and oppression. Urawn died last month after he and his wife were forced […]

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Over 4,000 Christians Killed for Faith-Related Reasons in 2014: Report

January 10, 2015 Featured News
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Sputnik – January 2015 4,344 Christians were killed and 1,062 Christian churches were attacked for faith-based reasons between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014, according to World Watch List (WWL). The number of Christians killed is over two times greater than the 2,123 victims in 2013. MOSCOW, January 7 (Sputnik) — At least 4,344 Christians […]

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The Existential Elephant in the ‘Christian Persecution’ Room

January 18, 2014 Featured News

  Raymond Ibrahim – 17/1/14 CBN News Open Doors USA recently released its widely cited 2014 World Watch List—a report that highlights and ranks the 50 worst nations around the globe persecuting Christians. The one glaring fact that emerges from this report is that the overwhelming majority of Christian persecution around the world today is being committed at […]

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In Eritrea, ‘Persecution greater than ever and getting worse’

June 7, 2013 Featured News

June 2013 ALSO READ:The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church Religious persecution in Eritrea is at its “highest level ever and getting worse”, an Eritrean Christian leader, who cannot be named for security reasons, has told the Christian charity Open Doors International. Thirty-seven Christian students from the College of Arts and Social Sciences […]

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Anti-Christian violence in Syria can trigger mass exodus – report

January 10, 2013 Featured News

10/1/2013 Syria’s ongoing turmoil has turned the country into a dangerous place for Christians, an international missionary organization Open Doors says. According to its World Watch List 2012, the situation in embattled Syria is getting worse for Christians. Syria has moved up to place 11 from 36 on Open Door’s list of least Christian friendly […]

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