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August 2021
News

Christian evangelist, stabbed at Speakers Corner, says police ignored previous threats

A female Christian convert from Islam, who was slashed with a knife at Speakers Corner in Hyde Park, says the police ignored her previous concerns because they feared being called ‘Islamophobic’. Hatun Tash regularly debates Islam and the Qur’an with Muslims at the famous open-air speaking location in London. She has faced threats to…

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March 2021
News > International

Turkey: Pastor says he was banned because he was ‘too evangelistic’

A pastor who was kicked out of Turkey and banned from ever re-entering the country says he was targeted because he is too evangelistic. David Byle had been living in Turkey for 19 years and had been arrested multiple times for evangelising on the streets of Istanbul. He was forced to leave Turkey and…

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March 2021
News > International

Malaysia: Wife of missing pastor has faith and hopes for his return

The wife of a pastor abducted in Malaysia four years ago has spoken of her faith and her hope that he will be returned. Raymond Koh went missing on 13 February 2017 on his way to a friend’s house, with CCTV believed to have recorded the moment of his abduction The footage shows a…

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December 2020
Articles > Evangelistic

Practising Islam was simply our way of life. Then I found Christ.

I was born in the West Midlands but my family is from South Asia. I always thought that to be Asian was to be Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, or Muslim – and that to be anything else would be following Western ideas. Nearly everyone at my local school was Muslim. However, they fell into two…

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News

September 2020
News > Persecution

Nigeria: Aid workers killed as a ‘warning’ against converting Muslims to Christianity

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has denounced the execution of five aid workers on 19 July in northeast Nigeria. The murder was carried out by the ‘Islamic State in West Africa Province’ (ISWAP), a Boko Haram faction. ISWAP militants claimed responsibility for the killings of these workers they had abducted…

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September 2019
News > International

Nigeria: Imam given award for saving nearly 300 Christians

An elderly Imam who saved the lives of hundreds of Christians fleeing a murderous attack by Muslim Fulani militants in Nigeria, has received an award recognising his courage. The 83-year-old man, called Abubakar Abdullahi, was given the US International Religious Freedom Award for selflessly risking his own life. On 23 June 2018 militants attacked…

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July 2019
News > Society

Rejection of ‘Islamophobia’ definition

Westminster has rejected a proposed definition of Islamophobia, with campaigners arguing this could have brought in blasphemy laws by the back door and posed serious legal complications. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire told the House of Commons on 16 May the definition was out of line with the Equality Act 2010 and had ‘potential consequences…

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