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October 2021
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Afghanistan: Senior UK figures plead for Afghan Christian converts to be allowed to settle in Britain

Senior leaders in Christian organisations, including former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey, have called on Boris Johnson’s government to bring Christian Afghan converts to the UK for their safety. According to Lord Carey, ‘The British government and its allies have contributed to the dangers faced by Afghan Christians and have a moral responsibility towards…

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September 2021
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Afghanistan: Christians ‘at huge risk’ after Taliban resurgence

Taliban fighters have tightened their grip on Afghanistan and have publicly told Christians to convert, leave, or be killed. The Taliban is also forcing women and girls in captured territories to ‘marry’ their fighters. The Islamist group is also carrying out reprisals on anyone who helped British and American forces over the past two…

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July 2018
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Afghanistan

Broadcasting the gospel to Afghans

During the first few decades of OM, special prayer was promoted for nine countries with no known believers. Today, there is no country without followers of Jesus, although there hasn’t been a viable church in Afghanistan for centuries. Gordon Magney was obsessed with changing that, first going to Afghanistan in the 1960s. When Mel…

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March 2018
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International: Afghanistan – Taliban kill 40 in Kabul

More than 100 people have been killed and 150 wounded in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul in January. As reported in the London Evening Standard, the attacker is said to have used an ambulance to get through a security point, telling police he was taking a patient to a nearby…

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