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Asia Bibi Asks for Prayer, Islamist Radicals Threaten

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As we wait to hear the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision on the fate of Christian mom Asia Bibi – wrongfully sentenced to hang for her Christian faith – angry Islamist radicals are circling, demanding she be executed. We recently told you that after years of delays, a special three-member bench...

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Justice for Christian Victims of Deadly Church Bombings

By ACLJ.org1539784800000

Deadly violence against Christians has been on the rise in Egypt. Finally, evil jihadists who waged a bloody campaign against Christians in Egypt are being brought to justice. We told you about horrific attacks in Egypt in the last few years that have resulted in the slaughter of innocent...

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ACLJ Taking Action to Free Nigerian Christian Teen

By ACLJ.org1539628827401

Fifteen-year-old Leah Sharibu is facing death at the hands of Nigeria’s brutal jihadist militia Boko Haram because she is a Christian. Leah Sharibu was one of 110 Nigerian girls we told you had been kidnapped by the vile jihadist group Boko Haram – the militant West African radical Islamic army...

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Save Christian Teen Leah Sharibu from Death

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It’s an ultimatum: Boko Haram has promised to kill a Christian teen held captive for her faith. A 15-year-old girl is being held captive by Islamic jihadists in Nigeria because she is a Christian. We...

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American Pastor Andrew Brunson Has Been Released

By Jay Sekulow1539354324850

American Pastor Andrew Brunson has just been released from wrongful detainment in Turkey. We can confirm that after more than two years of detainment based on his Christian faith, Pastor Andrew is preparing to leave Turkey to return home to the United States. At the ACLJ, we represent Pastor Andrew...

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Asia Bibi’s Long-Awaited Appeal of Execution

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After years of delays, seven years and eleven months to the day after she was sentenced to death by hanging for her Christian faith, Christian mom Asia Bibi has finally had her appeal heard by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. A three-member panel of the Supreme Court of Pakistan consisting of Chief...

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Final Appeal of Execution for Christian Mom Asia Bibi

By ACLJ.org1538765586761

THIS COULD BE HER LAST CHANCE. Pakistan’s Supreme Court could determine whether Asia Bibi is hanged. A special bench of the Pakistani Supreme Court is reportedly meeting to hear Christian mom Asia Bibi’s appeal of her execution sentence over allegations of blasphemy in just 3 days. A three-member...

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Christians Being Driven to Extinction in Nigeria

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The death toll for Christians in Nigeria continues to rise to catastrophic proportions as the nation seems helpless or unwilling to stop bloodthirsty Islamic radicals targeting Christians in the region. This time jihadists – identified as notorious Fulani Herdsmen – toting guns and machetes...

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Cubans Living Under Anti-Religious Restrictions

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Many believe with the death of the dictator Fidel Castro, the election of a new president, and recently relaxed travel restrictions that a new day has dawned in Cuba. But Christians on the communist island nation still face harsh oppression – and even arrest – for practicing their faith. The city...

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Heartbreaking Message by Captive Christian Teen

By ACLJ.org1537800026061

“Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:4 For 8 months a young Christian girl has been held captive by Nigeria’s vicious Islamist army Boko Haram because she refuses to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. While her desperate...

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Anti-Christian Violence Spreading Across Africa

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The nightmare of radical Islamic violence and murder against Christians is spreading across Africa. Now the deadly Islamic terrorist group Al-Shabaab is targeting Christians in Kenya. Al-Shabaab forces reportedly attacked a bus and demanded the passengers recite an Islamic statement of faith. Two...

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Aramaic Christian Delivers U.N. Presentation on Genocide

By ACLJ.org1537538400000

Our team has delivered several critical presentations at the U.N. Human Rights Council on behalf of Christians facing genocide – but never like this. We’ve just delivered an urgent wake-up call to the world to save dying Christians, and this time no one can say they didn’t hear it or understand.

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Defending Christians Facing Persecution at the U.N.

By ACLJ.org1537196476211

This week – through our affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) – we delivered two critical oral interventions at the U.N. Human Rights Council on behalf of Christians facing the humanitarian crisis as a result of the ISIS genocide, as well Christians facing violent attacks at the...

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ACLJ's Oral Presentation at U.N. for Pastor Andrew

By ACLJ.org1536762378565

704 days. At the time of this writing, that’s how long it’s been since American Pastor Andrew Brunson was initially arrested and has since been detained in Turkey. That’s 704 days of being shuffled in and out of horrendous prison environments. 704 days of emotional and physical suffering. 704 days...

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Muslim Mob Beats Christians, Tries to Demolish Church

By Shaheryar Gill1536328800000

Tensions turned violent as a group of Muslims sought to demolish a Christian church in Pakistan. Babu Sarfraz, Bashir Masih, along with several other men from the church met with our affiliate in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid (OLA), to discuss the incident as well as the reason for the...

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Defend China’s Persecuted Christians

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China’s Christians are facing persecution like never before. The Chinese government has begun a massive crackdown on Christians. House churches throughout China face government harassment,

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Requesting Global Pressure to Release Pastor Andrew

By ACLJ.org1535637654315

Turkey is holding innocent Christian Pastor Andrew Brunson hostage in direct defiance of the United States and those around the world who believe in and support religious freedom. Pastor Andrew has received no true justice in Turkey’s court system. His most recent appeal was once again arbitrarily...

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ACLJ Urges UN Action to Aid Genocide Victims

By ACLJ.org1535383757582

Even though ISIS is reportedly weakened and running scared, the deadly genocide it waged against Christians has left an unimaginable humanitarian crisis. The danger for survivors trying to return to their homes and rebuild is still very real. The ACLJ just took direct action, presenting a critical...

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ACLJ Urges Pressure to Release Pastor Youcef

By ACLJ.org1535032800000

Innocent Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was viciously beaten by Iranian authorities and now is locked away in an inhumane prison. Today we’ve taken action, submitting a crucial legal submission to the U.N. Human Rights Council once again to fight for his freedom. The very purpose of this...

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President Calls Pastor Andrew “Patriot Hostage”

By ACLJ.org1534540415133

Turkey is continuing its gambit to extort the United States, holding innocent American Pastor Andrew Brunson hostage. The Turkish court once again denied another appeal for Pastor Andrew’s release from house arrest and the removal of the travel ban against him. In short, they are refusing to let...

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