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ASEAN Denies Myanmar’s Military Junta Chief a Seat at This Week’s Summit

ASEAN Denies Myanmar’s Military Junta Chief a Seat at This Week’s Summit

10/26/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations’s (ASEAN) decision to exclude the Burmese junta from this week’s summit has been met with support from the international community. The move is an example of “ASEAN’s ongoing efforts to chart a course out of the current crisis,” Reuters reported.  After convening an emergency meeting on Friday, October…

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Turkey Threatens Individuals, Countries, Who Recognize Genocide  10/26/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 26, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian:…

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Turkey Threatens Individuals, Countries, Who Recognize Genocide  10/26/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 26, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian: Artsakh). Turkey supported Azerbaijan’s invasion of Artsakh in Fall 2020, where the two conducted genocide against Artsakh’s…

Thousands of Christians in India Rally Against Enactment of Proposed Anti-Conversion Law

Thousands of Christians in India Rally Against Enactment of Proposed Anti-Conversion Law

10/26/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – Over 6,000 Christians in India’s Karnataka state participated in a peaceful rally on Monday, October 25, protesting a wave of persecution and the proposed enactment of a new anti-conversion law. The recent increase in attacks on Christians and their places of worship was triggered by the BJP-led government’s public…

Turkish Defense Contractor SADAT Rejects Accusations

Turkish Defense Contractor SADAT Rejects Accusations

10/26/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – The privately owned Turkish defense contracting company SADAT faces increased accusations and scrutiny regarding its implementation of the country’s political interests. SADAT, founded in 2012 by a former military general ousted in the late 90s over his Islamic political stance and later promoted to one of President Erdogan’s advisors, is…

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Ministry Leader in Nigeria

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Ministry Leader in Nigeria

Dr. Habila Solomon was slain in Jauro Yinu, Taraba state, Nigeria on Oct. 14, 2021. (Facebook) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A medical doctor and pastor who headed a wholistic Christian ministry in northeast Nigeria was shot to death on Oct. 14, sources said. Dr. Habila Solomon, president of Charity and Hope Ministry based…

Afghanistan’s Economy on the Brink of Collapse

Afghanistan’s Economy on the Brink of Collapse

10/25/2021 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – Afghanistan’s economy is teetering on the edge of near complete collapse. The country’s food shortage is having an impact on the ground already with people lining up for aid that currently can mostly give only sacks of flour and salt. The impact of the food shortages is hitting first and…

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to Hear from Ambassador-At-Large Nominee Rashad Hussain Tuesday

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to Hear from Ambassador-At-Large Nominee Rashad Hussain Tuesday

10/25/2021 United States (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hear from Rashad Hussain, who the Biden administration nominated to serve as the next ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. The post was previously held by Ambassador Sam Brownback under President Trump.   The agenda for…

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to Hear from Ambassador-At-Large Nominee Rashad Hussain Tuesday

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to Hear from Ambassador-At-Large Nominee Rashad Hussain Tuesday

10/25/2021 United States (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hear from Rashad Hussain, who the Biden administration nominated to serve as the next ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. The…

Infant Girl Nearly Killed in Violent Militant Attack

Infant Girl Nearly Killed in Violent Militant Attack

By ICC Field Staff 10/25/2021 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – It had been raining heavily for over 24 hours in Maiyanga village, a small community located in Central Nigeria’s Irigwe chiefdom. But two hours before the attack the rain stopped. “The river was filled with so much water,” a source, preferring anonymity, told ICC. “Anyone…