U.S. Commission Recommends Pakistan Be Designated Among World’s Worst Persecutors of Christians

ICC Note: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended in its annual report that Pakistan be designated a “Country of Particular Concern” for its documented religious freedom violations. This would mean Pakistan would be ranked among many of the world’s worst persecutors of Christians such as North Korea and Eritrea. Making up…

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ISIS Militants Stake Ground in the Philippines After Taking Hundreds of Christians Hostage

ICC Note In the Philippines, ISIS linked militants have taken hundreds of people hostage, many of them being Christians. The Muslim militants are staking their ground in parts of the city of Marawi, which could potentially lead to more attacks on Christians. A Catholic priest, assumedly kidnapped by the militants, stated that they are holding…

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Christian Legal Assistant Speaks Out about the Torture she Endured in Chinese Imprisonment

ChinaAid (Beijing—May 23, 2017) The youngest legal assistant arrested as part of a nationwide crackdown on human rights recently broke her silence to write an emotional letter to colleagues imprisoned with her, describing the enormous burden of the torture they endured and inviting them to join with her to end China’s abuses. In the letter,…

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