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  • Podcast: From the Field: Central Asia - Episode 25

    Blog | 21 June 2019

    ... stories, accurate updates on events and trends in persecution, and biblically based discussion.  Episode 25 OverviewTravel to Central Asia with Mike Gore and our producer Beth to see what life is like for the first generation of believers in this secre...

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  • Russia

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    In the Caucasus region, Islamic extremists are fighting to establish a Muslim emirate. Many Christians who find themselves caught in the violence are forced to flee their homes. Christians from a Muslim background in these regions experience the worst per...

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  • Knot Forgotten: Strengthening The Children Of The Persecuted Church

    Blog | 15 November 2018

    The cost of following Christ is increasing around the world and children of the persecuted believers are most vulnerable. The church can encourage and strengthen young children by delivering handmade toys through Knot Forgotten.The Children Of The Persecu...

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  • Azerbaijan | Pastor Fined For Prayer Meeting

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    The pastor of a Baptist church, which has been seeking official registration for 25 years, lost an appeal when they were fined for holding a prayer meeting.Authorities arrested Pastor Hamid Shabanov in 2016 when they interrupted a prayer meeting run by hi...

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  • South Asia Floods: How the Church Is Responding

    Blog | 14 September 2017

    Over a thousand people have lost their lives in the floods sweeping through south Asia. Around a third of Nepal, Bangladesh and some parts of India have been under water since mid-August.In Bangladesh alone, 5.7 million people have been affected by the fl...

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  • Drug Smuggler to Bible Smuggler

    Blog | 28 September 2017

    ... have predicted he’d one day be in full-time ministry. In those years, he was busy running a drug-smuggling operation in Central Asia. But when Alim was caught, he was locked away in a prison cell with nothing to live for.“For a long tim

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  • 2020 World Watch List | 1 In 8 Christians Persecuted

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    Open Doors has just released the 2020 World Watch List, showing the 50 most dangerous countries to follow Jesus. This is a chance to be informed of the extent of persecution, to be confronted by its nature, and to ultimately be encouraged by those who hav...

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  • Maldives

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    Maldivian Christians must keep their faith completely secret. Authorities declare the country to be 100% Muslim. Leaving Islam is not tolerated, and those discovered to be Christian are stripped of their citizenship and risk being arrested, harassed or os...

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  • Kazakhstan

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    Over 70% of the population in Kazakhstan is Muslim, with many Kazakhs believing that “to be a Kazakh is to be a Muslim”. Religious freedom is legislatively restricted. The government is constantly working at increasing its control over the whole of so...

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  • Malaysia

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    The Malaysian Constitution defines ‘Malay’ as a follower of Islam. Christians are often monitored, intimidated and harassed. Professing faith means risking expulsion from the community, the losing custody of children or becoming subject to media smear...

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