New Pakistani social media law could make already infamous 'blasphemy laws' more powerful

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Pakistan introduced a new law on Jan. 28 requiring social media outlets to remove 'unwanted or slanderous' content within 24 hours, and Christians fear it could extend the reach of blasphemy laws that already carry a heavy penalty.

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Christian Rohingya refugees persecuted by Muslim Rohingya refugees in camp

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One Rohingya Christian is missing and 12--several of whom are children--are seriously injured after Muslims of the famously persecuted ethnic group from Myanmar assaulted the small Christian enclave within the refugee community in Bangladesh.

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Wang Yi, Chinese pastor, locked up for 9 years for publishing manifesto against Xi Jinping's 'sinicization' plan

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Chinese pastor Wang Yi was sentenced to 9 years of prison on December 30th, following a year of detention in an unknown location in which he was deprived a lawyer by President Xi Jinping's Chinese Communist Party.

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Undercover cops raid Christian wedding in Pakistan

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Four policemen disguised as civilians attacked a Christian wedding in Punjab province, Pakistan, damaging homes, hurling abusive slurs at women guests, and registering a case against the Christians involved.

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Mob Violence Terrorizes Small Christian Village in Egypt

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International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 14, a Muslim mob in the village of Tawa in Minya attacked the local Coptic Christian community. Homes, businesses, and cars were destroyed and three Copts suffered minor injuries. These attacks were in retaliation against a Facebook post which was widely shared among Christians. The author, a 22-year-old Christian resident of Tawa named Bassem, had written the post in May following the deadly attack by Islamic extremists against a caravan of Coptic Christians traveling to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor.

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