7 Iranian Christians Suffer Detention Without Legal Representation, 5 Others Accused of 'Propaganda Against the Regime'

Seven of the Christians arrested by Iranian intelligence services on July 1st in the city of Bushehr are being held in solitary confinement with no access to lawyers, Middle East Concern reports.

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'One of the Most Dangerous Places for Christians': Open Doors CEO David Curry Interviewed About Plight of Nigeria's Christians

David Curry, CEO of persecution watchdog group Open Doors USA, was recently interviewed by Pure Flix to talk about the plight of Nigeria’s more than 90 million Christians.

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5 More Chinese House Churches Shut Down in Campaign 'Unprecedented Since the End of the Cultural Revolution'

A handful of new house churches have become casualties of the Chinese government’s 'sinicization' campaign since April, as the communist regime seeks to stamp out all remnants of unofficial Christianity.

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Egypt Legalizes Over 1,000 Churches in Apparent Bid to Create Tolerant Islamic Society

The Egyptian government on Monday approved legalization of 127 churches, the culmination of a 2016 law by which President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi sought to make the world’s largest Arab nation more officially inclusive of Coptic Christianity.

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8 Christians Arrested in Iran, One Elderly Woman Freed

Eight Iranian Christians were arrested by Iranian intelligence officials at the beginning of July, and are currently being held at an undisclosed Intelligence Ministry site in Bushehr, a southern port city on the Persian Gulf.

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