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  • Bhutan

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    ... thought I would be able to preach.” – Dechen, pastor’s wife from Bhutan.Through our local partners, Open Doors helps Christian women through leadership training and literacy skills. More and more Christian women from Bhutan are standing up, speaki...

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  • Women of the Persecuted Church

    Blog | 21 February 2019

    Aisha From NigeriaImage: Aisha from Nigeria.Two years ago, Aisha*, a 28-year-old wife and mother of three from Nigeria, was caught up in a violent attack by Fulani herdsmen. The majority Muslim group had attacked her northern Nigerian community of Kano....

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  • Pakistan | Asia Bibi: "Will they let me out, really?"

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    Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman on death row for blasphemy since 2010, has won her final appeal.Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the decision on 31 October, saying, "The appeal is allowed. She has been acquitted."He added, "Asia Bibi is to...

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  • Women Building The Kingdom

    Blog | 8 March 2017

    Celebrating International Women’s Day8 March 2017At Open Doors we tell stories of the persecuted church. These stories remind us of the cost of following Christ all over the world – the burden, the pressure, and the trials which we can only overcome t...

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  • Central African Republic | Dozens Of Christians Killed

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    ... that as many as 42 people died in the massacre over 4 – 5 September.One church leader said, “Amongst [those killed] were ten women, two men and two children.” At least one of the women was pregnant.Ex-Seleka militia, a group of Islamic extremists,...

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  • 17 Photos of Daily Life in North Korea

    Blog | 1 May 2017

    ... daily life in North Korea.1. Students gather at Mansu Hill Grand Monument for deceased leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.2. Two women stand

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  • Iran | Hundreds Of Christians Arrested In One Month

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    The month leading up to Christmas 2018 saw a staggering number of Christians arrested in Iran. The Iranian government arrested over 150 believers across a dozen locations.These arrests were reportedly an attempt to ‘warn’ Christians against sharing th...

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  • Pakistan Elections | What To Know, How To Pray And Why It Matters

    Prayer News

    ... are general seats anyone can go for but in reality, only Muslim candidates win. The remaining 70 are special seats reserved for women (60) and ethnic minority candidates (10).This should make sure that women and minorities such as Hindus and Christians h...

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  • Rehabilitation Through A Bee Hive

    Blog | 23 August 2018

    In May I spent some time in Central Asia, seeing how your help is advancing the Gospel through Bee Farming project!In this region of the world, the violence of Islamic extremism and the relentless pressure of communism collide to make following Jesus unbe...

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  • Pakistan | Waiting For A Verdict For Nearly 10 Years – Asia Bibi

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    The final appeal was heard on 8 October by the Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding the decade-long Asia Bibi blasphemy case.Now the world waits for the verdict that will determine her freedom or her death. The announcement date of the verdict outcome has...

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