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Polish priest kidnapped amid Central African Republic conflict

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Polish priest who has worked in Central African Republic (CAR) since 2009 was kidnapped Oct. 12 by a splinter rebel group that wants to exchange him for…

Militants in Syria free kidnapped Franciscan priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Syrian priest has been released by his abductors and is “optimistic” even though he is not allowed to leave the country until he has met with an Islamic…

Filmmakers jailed as oppression of Christians worsens in Iran

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Iranian security officials arrested three Christian converts, including a filmmaker, in the province of Isfahan on Sept. 27. Shahram Ghaedi, an actor who was…

Christianity’s growth in Nepal includes celebrity convert

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | In the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal, nine out of 10 people have never heard the name of Jesus, according to Greg Kelley of World Mission. But the gospel is…

Sudan bans Meriam Ibrahim’s lawyers from leaving the country

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Meriam Ibrahim may be safely living in the United States, but several attorneys who fought for her freedom in Sudan now face new repercussions for their work…

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…

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…

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…

Cuba cracks down on Christians

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Cuba’s communist government has increased its oppression of religious institutions, according to a Christian watchdog group, with reports of religious…

Southeast Asia fears ISIS recruits will bring Shariah terror home

By Julia A. Seymour
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Terrorism | Indonesia and Malaysia are no strangers to radical Islam, but ISIS recruiting in southeast Asia has caused a growing concern about the threat of terrorism in…

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing…

Is the U.S. religious freedom report all bark and no bite?

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the…

 
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