Christian workers in China witness "holy moment" as North Korean is baptized

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A North Korean believer who escaped the hermit kingdom two years ago was recently baptized in the name of Jesus across the border in China, in a secret ceremony onlookers described as a 'holy moment.'

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North Korean Propaganda Video Tells the Story of Woman’s Search for the Lord

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North Korean propaganda footage released by Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) tells the story of a Christian woman who fled the regime and returned to establish an underground church.

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'The situation in North Korea is absolutely dire': Panel Highlights Number 1 Persecutor of Christians, Once Christian Itself

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The situation for Christians in North Korea was highlighted recently by a panel that spoke before the debut of the documentary Humanity Denied: Religious Freedom in North Korea held just down the road from the State Department’s summit on religious freedom Thursday.

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North Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

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The North Korean regime has continued to position itself as one of the world's worst persecutors of the religious, torturing and killing people who practice their faith, according to a State Department report released Tuesday.

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Gospel Being Released into N Korea by Balloon Offensive (Video)

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For nearly three decades, one Christian human rights group has carried out an unusual aerial offensive to encourage North Korea's secret believers.

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North Korea releases pastor amid nuclear ICBM threats

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Hyeun-soo Lim, the Korean Canadian church leader sentenced to life in prison with hard labour, has been freed today (9 August) 'on sick bail', says a North Korean state news agency. Convicted in December 2015 by the country’s Supreme Court of numerous charges, including an attempt to overthrow the government, he had been detained in North Korea since February 2015.

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US Court Awards $330 Million to Family of Slain Missionary in Landmark Judgment Against North Korea

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A U.S. court has awarded $330 million to Shurat HaDin, or Israel Law Center, on behalf of the U.S.-based family of Rev. Kim Dong-Shik, a Christian missionary and activist who was abducted by North Korean agents inside China and later killed in North Korea.

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