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ACLJ Takes Direct Action to Protect Christians in Iran

Jul. 06ACLJ Takes Direct Action to Make...

Christians in Iran continue to live in constant fear of targeted persecution, including brutal arrest and imprisonment, for their faith. The ACLJ just took action, urging swift international intervention to protect Iran’s Christians and other religious minorities. Iran’s own constitution states that: “the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran...More

Taking Critical Action at the UN for Christian Pastor John Cao

Jun. 26Taking Critical Action at the UN...

ACLJ Requests the Immediate Release of Christian Teen Leah Sharibu

Jun. 15ACLJ Requests the Immediate...

Defending Persecuted Christians in India at the U.N.

Jun. 12Defending Persecuted Christians in...

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Taking Critical Action at the UN to Free Wrongfully Imprisoned...

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Jun 26, 2020

Christian pastor and humanitarian worker John Cao – a U.S. permanent resident – devoted the last 30 years of his life to serving the poor of China and Burma (Myanmar). Until, as we reported , he was arrested...

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ACLJ Requests the Immediate Release of Captive Christian Teen Leah...

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Jun 15, 2020

We have told you the tragic story of Leah Sharibu . Leah is a Christian schoolgirl who was kidnapped as a 14-year-old along with her fellow classmates in February of 2018. Despite the fact that most of her...

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Defending Persecuted Christians in India at the U.N.

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Jun 12, 2020

Christians within India are increasingly becoming the target of brutal persecution. And at the ACLJ, we’ve witnessed first-hand the escalation in targeted persecution of these Christians. For seven months, we...

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