China persecutes believers 'even after death'

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China is cracking down on Christian weddings and funerals, meaning that believers are 'persecuted even after death,' according to one villager in Henan province whose family was forced by the government to hold a secular funeral for his believing father.

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Scores of people killed in Burkina Faso as war against Christians by Muslim extremists escalates

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Between 10 and 50 people were killed in northern Burkina Faso Sunday, as a refugee crisis from Islamic attacks on the country's Christian population has already created 530,000 displaced persons in the West African country.

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Christian Association of Nigeria asks probing questions of government after killing of its leader

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The Christian Association of Nigeria issued a damning indictment this week of the Nigerian government's failure to save its leader, who was kidnapped in early January and executed by Boko Haram on Monday.

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Open Doors CEO: China creating 'system of persecution for the future'

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Open Doors USA CEO David Curry issued a major warning about China following the release of the most recent World Watch List, saying that it was creating a technological apparatus that could become the "blueprint" for Christian persecution worldwide.

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Christian activist taken by regime during protests in Iran

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Authorities in Iran arrested a Christian woman who converted from Islam during protests last week against the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet, though it is still not known whether she had any involvement with the demonstrations.

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Christians in India dragged to jail and charged with illegal medicine for healing prayers

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Christians in central India accused of illegally practicing medicine spent Christmas Eve and Christmas in jail, later discovering that the charges against them applied to prayers for healing in which they had engaged.

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Boko Haram wreaks havoc on Christian community in Cameroon

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A spate of attacks on Christian villagers in Cameroon by Boko Haram has left a community grieving beloved pioneer church planter David Mokoni and 7 others, as well as a bevy of sleepless victims in deep psychological distress.

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