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April 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution: UK – Religious freedom in Britain

Christian advocacy organisation Barnabas Fund has called on Christians to sign a petition to encourage the government to implement a new law to protect religious freedom. Following on from its stated plan to promote freedom of religion and belief, as reported in previous editions of Evangelical Times, Barnabas Fund has warned that ‘intolerance, complacency…

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January 2018
News > International

International – Filipino Christians forced to make bombs

Hostages in the Philippines who have escaped the clutches of jihadists in Marawi have described being made to build bombs for militants. More than 200 hostages, many of whom are Christians, have been held by militants and forced to construct improvised explosive devices, as well as scavenge for food and weapons. According to reports…

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November 2017
Articles > World Mission > Asia

Increased persecution in the Maldives

Christians in the Maldives have few rights, but until now at least the courts would protect those rights. Now, however, the government is increasingly controlling the courts and simply ignoring the law, leaving Christians in an even more vulnerable state. The Maldivian government has just suspended one-third of all lawyers in the islands, after they tried…

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September 2017
News > International

International: Supporting Syrian widows

Syrian Christian widows are in desperate need of help, especially those remaining in the war-torn country. Many Syrian men, including Christians, were kidnapped by the so-called Islamic State in 2013; their wives were sent footage of their beheadings when they refused to convert. Other Christian men were killed over the last six years of…

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