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  • July’s Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin recounts significant worldwide persecution of Christians by Muslims and others. This month’s report covers incidents in: Luxor, Egypt Minya, Egypt Bangladesh France Iran Nepal Nigeria Syria Yemen In addition, we include the latest news on gravely ill Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran in Iran. Read all of the persecution news in […]

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  • From Elizabeth Kendal– Shortly before midnight on Friday 15 July a faction within the Turkish military and Gendarmerie seized control of strategic locations in Istanbul and Ankara. Subsequently, Turkish fighter jets fired at the National Intelligence Organisation, the Presidential Palace and the National Assembly. Soldiers seized control of the national broadcaster, forcing the presenter to […]

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  • Violence by Muslims against Egypt’s indigenous Christian Copts is escalating at an alarming rate, and pogroms are being triggered by mere rumour.   The post-Friday-prayers pogrom in al-Karam Village, Minya Province, on 20 May was triggered by the rumour that an elderly Coptic woman’s son was in a relationship with a Muslim woman. The Coptic […]

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  • From the June 29, 2016 Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin by Elizabeth Kendal.   SUDAN: The Arab Islamist Government of Sudan (GoS) has plans to starve the Christian Nuba in what is their second genocide in a generation. With rains closing the roads and the GoS banning all delivery of humanitarian aid after yet another season […]

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  • From June 14, 2016 Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin by Elizabeth Kendal It should come as no surprise that, just one year after the official swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari, the federal parliament is considering two bills that, if passed, will further Islamise Nigeria. A former military dictator and coup plotter, Buhari had contested the […]

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  • From May 17, 2016 Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin by Elizabeth Kendal Pakistan– Once again, members of a small and vulnerable Christian community suffer terror and loss as radicalized Muslims wield the weapon of Pakistan’s infamous blasphemy law against them. A simple, unsubstantiated accusation is all it takes for the accused to be rendered as good […]

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  • From May 4, 2016 Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin by Elizabeth Kendal Turkey–  Aware that the neo-Ottoman Islamist AKP government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan is unwilling to accept any outcome in Syria other than regime change, many analysts expect Turkey will move to escalate the Syrian war. Meanwhile, in Turkey it is already escalating its military […]

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  • From our friend and colleague, Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin author Elizabeth Kendal, comes this update on the persecution of Christians by Muslims in both the Middle East and Africa.  Read the full updates here. Muslim Al-Qaeda killed 16 people earlier this month in the predominantly Christian southern Ivory Coast. “In Grand Bassam the terrorists roamed […]

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  • Praise God that this case against young Christians evangelizing in Egypt, based on an Islam-bent statue that falls short of being a blasphemy law in title only, was dropped! We thanked God for Fawzy Osama Ibrahim’s bold faith to share the love of Christ through the Gospel with Muslims during Ramadan last year.  He and […]

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  • Join in rejoicing and praising God for the recent release of Christian prisoners from Iran! After nearly four years of imprisonment Pastor Saeed Abedini was officially released on January 16, 2015 and arrived at Ramstein Airforce Base in Germany on Sunday January 17 with three other former prisoners where they received some medical treatment.  On […]

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