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Protect Nigeria’s Christians from Persecution

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Christians in Nigeria live in a constant state of terror, fearing abduction, torture, and murder by radical Islamic jihadists. Boko Haram, the jihadist army and Nigerian arm of ISIS, has slaughtered...

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ACLJ Urges U.N. to Protect Nigeria’s Christians

By ACLJ.org1534273616428

Christians in Nigeria are living in danger every minute because of their faith. The constant threat of abduction, torture, and murder by radical Muslim terrorist groups hangs over them daily. The ACLJ has just taken action, demanding the worlds’ leaders intervene to end this nightmare for Nigeria’s...

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The ACLJ Urges U.N. Pressure on Pakistan

By ACLJ.org1534183250381

Pakistani Christians often face violent persecution, torture, police abuse, and even murder because of their faith. We refuse to accept this and have taken action to defend these Christians. We just filed a critical legal submission through our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and...

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Iran Sentences Pastor Youcef to 10+ Years

By ACLJ.org1533822948937

The situation for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has taken a dire turn. After a brutal home raid where he was attacked and arrested, Pastor Youcef has been imprisoned again, far away from his family. We recently told you how Iranian authorities in plain clothes violently beat Pastor Youcef in his home...

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Pastor Youcef Brutally Beaten and Arrested Again

By ACLJ.org1533310568442

Five years ago, we celebrated a major victory when due to the diligent legal advocacy work of the ACLJ and the unwavering support and prayers of ACLJ members, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani – sentenced to die in Iran for “apostasy” – was set free. Today we must ask you once again to pray for Pastor...

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Save Christian Pastor Youcef from Imprisonment

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Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been arrested yet again for being a Christian. Iranian authorities brutally beat him as his terrified family watched. His young son was tasered by authorities after he...

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Pastor Andrew Allowed to Return to Home in Turkey

By Jay Sekulow1532530024596

In a major development, American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been moved from the Turkish prison to his house in Turkey. The ACLJ represents the family of Pastor Andrew – a U.S. citizen from Black Mountain, North Carolina – who has spent nearly 21 months imprisoned in Turkey because of his Christian...

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Sentenced to Imprisonment for Sharing the Gospel

By ACLJ.org1532443425349

On October 21, 2016, a mass crackdown on local Christian groups was launched across Yunnan Province, China. More than 200 people have been detained, and 27 of them are facing criminal prosecution under Article 300 of the Criminal Code for “organizing evil cults and sects and using superstition to...

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President Trump Blasts Turkey's Mistreatment of Pastor

By ACLJ.org1532015972728

Turkey’s decision to ignore continued demands for the release of innocent American Pastor Andrew Brunson will not be tolerated. Yesterday, after the third court date of this sham trial, Pastor Andrew was sent back to prison and the trial was again delayed another three months – until October 12th.

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U.N. Takes Critical Step to Hold ISIS Accountable

By ACLJ.org1532010780541

Your voice is being heard at the U.N. Real progress is underway and we are seeing the fruit of our efforts to demand justice and accountability in the aftermath of ISIS’s cruel genocide against Christians and others in the Middle East. The wheels of justice are turning. As we had previously...

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Pastor Brunson Remanded Back to Prison

By CeCe Heil1531923637000

Today, Turkey held its third day of trial for the falsely imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson. He has now been remanded back to prison and his next trial date will not be until October 12th. Pastor Andrew is innocent. Yet he's being accused of "Christianization" as a crime by the Turkish...

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ACLJ Highlights the Plight of Christians in China

By ACLJ.org1531750438431

On one afternoon in a small village near the border between China and Myanmar, Sister Ju, a devout Christian in her mid 30s, was forcefully taken away by police when she was peacefully sharing the gospel with local Chinese in a 200-square-foot home. After being detained for more than 400 days, she...

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Has Winter Come for House Churches in China?

By ACLJ.org1530885600000

In the past few months, Chinese Christians have witnessed increasing pressure imposed on house churches since the revised Regulations on Religious Affairs came into effect on February 1, 2018. House churches nationwide are faced with harassment, intimidation, and domination from the government,

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Putting Pressure on Pakistan to End Barbaric Laws

By ACLJ.org1530626400000

Christians in Pakistan face the worst persecution imaginable – terror, violence, abduction, and even death – and the Pakistani government seems unwilling or unable to protect them. We just made a critical oral intervention to the U.N. Human Rights Council to urge the international community to...

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Demanding U.N. Provide Aid for Victims of Genocide

By ACLJ.org1530279267007

There is still a mass humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. Christians in Iraq are in grave danger. The International community can no longer turn a blind eye. We’ve once again taken direct action at the U.N. to defend the lives of persecuted Christians in the Middle East. We presented a critical...

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Religious Freedom Enjoyed by Minors in China?

By ACLJ.org1530215092829

On a recent Sunday morning the local authorities broke into a church service in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China and demanded that children under the age of 18 leave the service immediately. One of the women pleaded with the officer to allow her to stay at the service with her infant baby. The...

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Demanding the U.N. Protect Christians in Nigeria

By ACLJ.org1530024012558

The situation for Christians in Nigeria has become a nightmare – living in a state of constant terror of abduction, torture, and murder by radical Muslim terrorist groups. We’re outraged, and we’re taking action, starting at the United Nations. We’ve told you about the barbaric atrocities committed...

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Back to the U.N. to Demand Pastor Andrew's Freedom

By ACLJ.org1529940203605

The United States Senate just made a major move in trying to force the release of American Pastor Andrew Brunson, and now it’s once again our turn. We’ve just gone back to the U.N. to urge the world’s leaders to step up and apply maximum pressure on Turkey. Wrongfully imprisoned American Pastor...

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Help Is on the Way for Christian Victims of Genocide

By ACLJ.org1529527709201

After years of living in terror, and fleeing a nightmare, Christians in Iraq are finally starting to receive the much-needed aid they require to start over. The brutality and bloodshed Christians have suffered in the Middle East at the cruel hands of ISIS terrorists because of their faith is...

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U.S. Senate Working for Pastor Brunson's Release

By ACLJ.org1528987952485

The U.S. Senate is now considering critical legislation in the push for Turkey to release American Pastor Andrew Brunson from prison. It is a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and is the most significant legislative action on behalf of Pastor Brunson to date. As we have...

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