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New Report Highlights Simple, Sobering Truth: Christians Face Rising Levels of Persecution Worldwide

OpenDoors recently released its 2020 World Watch List profiling nations where it is hardest—and most dangerous—to be a Christian in the world today. Familiar offenders litter the top ten, including...

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Combating the Persecution of Christians Worldwide: A framework for Western engagement

Combating the Persecution of Christians Worldwide: A framework for Western engagement Since the days of Christ’s first apostles, Christians have faced persecution for their faith. Recent research confirms that the...

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International Migrants Day: many still fleeing persecution

VIENNA (18 December 2019) – On International Migrants Day we specifically remember those who are forced to flee due to religious persecution. Christians are recognized as the most persecuted religious...

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“Europe should no longer turn a blind eye to religious persecution”

BERLIN (5 November 2019) – Today, Tehmina Arora, Director of Advocacy, Asia for ADF International, spoke to the Stephen's Circle, a group of parliamentarians inside the CDU/CSU-group at the German...

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International day commemorating victims of religious persecution observed for the first time

NEW YORK (21 August 2019) – Tomorrow, the “International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief” will be observed for the first time. The...

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Biggest US human rights ministerial: “Protect those facing violence and persecution”

WASHINGTON DC (19 July 2019) – This week, the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom took place in Washington DC from 16-18 July. The Ministerial was hosted by the Office...

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Pakistani converts facing deportation in the Netherlands at real risk of persecution

STRASBOURG (17 July 2019) – Recently, ADF International submitted an intervention in T.M. and S.Y.M. v. the Netherlands at the European Court of Human Rights. A Pakistani Christian couple applied...

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The global persecution of Christians

This week, the UK foreign secretary and Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt suggested that a new term equivalent to ‘Islamophobia’ might be needed to describe the scale of global Christian...

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AVISO: One step at a time: UN panel discussion on preventing religious violence and persecution

GENEVA (4 July 2019) – How free are we to believe? On 8 July, a group of delegations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva will address this question...

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