Al-Shabaab Kills Four More Christian Men in Lamu, Kenya

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International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 6, 2017, four Christians were killed in Hindi by al-Shabaab, Christians’ main persecution threat in Kenya.

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American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Faces New Charges

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Andrew Brunson, the American pastor who has been imprisoned in Turkey for nearly a year on dubious terrorism charges, is now facing new charges: 'gathering state secrets for espionage, attempting to overthrow the Turkish parliament and government, and to change the constitutional order.'

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Pastor in India Perseveres amid Persecution by Hindu Extremists

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A band of Hindu extremists who had snuck into a house-church service beat a pastor with steel rods and sticks, one of them yelling that they would stop if he shouted, 'Hail, Lord Ram [Jai Sri Ram]!'

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Egypt Closes One Church, Blocks Worship at Another

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Authorities have closed a church that serves three villages in Upper Egypt on the pretext that area Muslims object to it – one of at least 15 Christian worship sites shuttered in the bishopric of Minya, sources said.

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