New report on erosion of Chinese religious freedom sees total communist takeover

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A Christian watchdog group in the UK published a new report this week on the erosion of religious freedom in China under President Xi Jinping, whose 'sinicization' campaign has set out to absorb faith into the Chinese socialist system.

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Christians in India berated and falsely charged by police for handing out food to the poor

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A pastor and a team of youth missionaries from his church were abused and falsely charged in India earlier this month for providing food and clothing to the poor, in another instance of police complicity with the radical Hindu nationalist agenda.

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Four Christian aid workers kidnapped in Iraq have been released

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It is confirmed that four French Christian aid workers have been freed after they were kidnapped in Iraq in January. A statement from President Marcron’s office on March 27 informed that the Élysée Palace had made 'every effort to reach this outcome.' The statement thanked Iraqi authorities for their cooperation but gave no details or information about any conditions of the workers’ release.

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Jakarta Pastor Baptizes Muslims as Church Expands

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Peter Tumbelaka wasn’t in a hurry to become the pastor of Jakarta’s largest Pentecostal churches where many Muslims convert to Christianity. “I thought I could remain an architect and an engineer. But God had different plans,” the 52-year-old preacher told BosNewsLife in Indonesia’s bustling capital.

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Pastor in Nepal accused of spreading misinformation for saying God has power over coronavirus

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A pastor in Nepal was thrown into prison for exercising his God-given authority over coronavirus after police disguised themselves as Christians in need of healing prayer.

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Montagnard Christian released after sixteen years of severe beatings in Vietnam

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A Montagnard Christian in Vietnam was released from prison in February following sixteen years of torture by the Vietnamese government for protesting its treatment of ethnic and religious minorities.

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Two churches burned down by arsonists despite hopes for Christian freedom

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Two churches in Sudan have been burned down by arsonists in the last month, Sudanese Radio Dabanga reported. This is despite Christian hopes for religious freedom following the ousting of dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. Radio Dabanga was notified of the attacks by Dimas Marajan, a local lawyer and human rights activist.

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Indonesian Baptist Church takes legal action in fight for freedom of religion and worship

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The Indonesian Baptist Church of Tlogosari has resorted to legal action in fighting local opposition to the construction of its church house. Referring to pressure being placed on the government to block his church’s legitimate building work, Pastor Wahyudi told Beritasatu.com: “We will continue to fight for this, because if left unchecked it will set a bad precedent for freedom of religion and worship in Semarang.”

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Christians in India scapegoated for Catholic child trafficking scandal and Muslim forced marriages

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In a tragic misunderstanding, the leader of a Hindu nationalist organization in India is vowing to prevent the spread of Christian faith across his country because of alleged child trafficking activities of the charity founded by Mother Theresa and purported forced conversions and marriages of Hindu girls by Muslim men.

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Hindu nationalists and police in India siding together against Christians

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A young pastor in India and his congregation were attacked by a 200-man-strong mob of Hindu nationalists brandishing hockey sticks last week, sending the Christians to prison, where they endured a demonic level of police brutality.

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