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Globe Trot: ISIS abuse victims include Christians and Yazidis

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: The graphic detail of yesterday’s must-read story in The New York Times , “ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape,” is a disturbing look…

Christian captives freed in Sudan, Vietnam, and Iran

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Persecution and human rights organizations rejoiced last week as three repressive regimes released five Christians held on trumped-up charges. Sudan released…

South Sudan ousts UN official over army abuse claims

By Onize Ohikere
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South Sudan | Political leaders in South Sudan’s Unity state have voted to expel a United Nations diplomat in response to a report accusing the army and other armed…

Christian groups plead for mercy for pastors facing execution in Sudan

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Almost a year after international outcry pressured Sudan to release Meriam Ibrahim from prison, persecution and legal experts say the same kind of pressure is…

Globe Trot: Kenyan officials demand UN close refugee camp for Somalis

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: Officials are demanding the UN close Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest at 350,000 residents, in the wake of the Garissa University College…

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…

South Sudan’s food crisis ‘worst in the world’

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | Dangers of starvation plague a country full of resources, as civil war continues

Meriam Ibrahim says her baby may be disabled

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | As the Christian woman tries to flee to the United States, others remain persecuted and imprisoned in Sudan

Globe Trot: Baghdad ‘calm and normal’ as the rest of Iraq burns

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Churches in Baghdad plan to continue regular gatherings despite the pending threat of invasion from al-Qaeda-linked militants. “The situation in…

Globe Trot: Sudan to execute Christian woman for faith

By Mindy Belz
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International | SUDAN: Yesterday a court in Khartoum confirmed its death sentence—plus 100 lashes—against Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, who is nine months pregnant…

Globe Trot: Ukraine’s pro-Russian protests turn violent

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: In Odessa, a mob stormed a police station to free pro-Russian militants after a weekend of street violence left dozens dead. Reverse-flow deliveries…

Is South Sudan the next Rwanda?

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | A brutal massacre in Bentiu prompts worries of genocide

 
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