Persecution

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Globe Trot: Marking Saeed Abedini’s two years in jail

By Jamie Dean
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International | SAEED ABEDINI: Today marks two years since Iranian authorities detained and imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abenini. Hundreds of people gathered in…

Cruz: Standing for Israel was right thing to do

By Warren Cole Smith
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Politics | ‘We have an obligation to speak the truth in every circumstance,’ the senator tells WORLD News Group

Boko Haram expanding from Nigeria to Cameroon

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | The terror that Boko Haram continues to inflict on Nigeria has spilled into neighboring Cameroon in the form of refugees and direct attacks from the radical…

Globe Trot: ‘Training an army of people that hates us’

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: News about a foiled ISIS plot in Australia came hours before the U.S. Congress voted to approve President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm Syrian…

U.S. envoy: N. Korea using U.S. detainees as pawns

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | The situation looks bleak for the Americans currently detained in North Korea as the country continues to reject U.S. offers to send a high-level envoy to…

Christians in India rally against persecution

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christian and secular groups recently met to speak out against increased persecution of non-Hindus in India. They sought to bring attention to more than 600…

Lebanese Christians take up arms as ISIS terror spreads

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Lebanon | As Christians flee Syria and Iraq to escape the radical Islamic State, Lebanese Christians are preparing themselves for the possibility of hostilities flowing…

History forgotten

By Jill Nelson
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Persecution | Anti-Semitism is growing in Spain. Will rhetoric turn to violence?

Americans in North Korea beg for someone to negotiate their release

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | North Korea paraded three American detainees before foreign media in Pyongyang on Monday, appearing to let them speak freely about their plight. The…

Greek lawmakers consider easing restrictions on evangelicals

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Persecution isn’t limited to totalitarian regimes or Islamic states. Some Western democracies also make it difficult for Christians, especially…

International religious freedom needs a champion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Founded in 1977 by Baroness Caroline Cox, Christian Solidarity Worldwide is a human rights organization specializing in religious freedom. Benedict Rogers…

Globe Trot: Russia sends more tanks, armored vehicles to Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Russian tanks and armored vehicles entered southeastern Ukraine today, away from where most of the intense fighting has been taking place and…

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