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Pakistani Christian Couple Acquitted and Freed From Death Row

Jun. 11Pakistani Christian Couple...

Two Pakistani Christians falsely charged with violating Sections 295-B and 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code on July 20, 2013, were acquitted after spending more than seven years on death row. On April 4, 2014, Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife, Shagufta Kausar, were convicted and sentenced to death for allegedly sending blasphemous text messages about...More

The Persecution of Christians in Nigeria Demands Our Attention

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Our 18th Submission to U.N. for Nigeria’s Christians & Leah Sharibu

Jun. 04ACLJ Files 18th Submission to U.N.

Christian Family Threatened by Neighbors and Police in Pakistan

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Sixteen-year-old Leah Sharibu is facing death at the hands of Nigeria’s brutal jihadist militia Boko Haram because she is a Christian. Leah Sharibu was one of 110 Nigerian girls kidnapped by the vile jihadist group Boko Haram – the militant West African radical Islamic army pledged to ISIS – after it stormed their...More

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Pakistani Christian Couple Acquitted of Blasphemy Charges and Freed...

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Jun 11, 2021

Two Pakistani Christians falsely charged with violating Sections 295-B and 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code on July 20, 2013, were acquitted after spending more than seven years on death row. On April 4, 2014,

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The Persecution of Christians in Nigeria Demands Our Attention

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Jun 09, 2021

Every single day in Nigeria, Christians aren’t just having their right to religious freedom denied – they are being murdered because of their faith in Jesus. I have often spoken of the importance of religious...

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ACLJ Files 18th Submission to U.N. Urging Protection for Nigeria’s...

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Jun 04, 2021

Every child deserves the right to go to school and to play outside of their home without the fear of being targeted for abduction or violent abuse because of their faith. But in Nigeria, that fear is very real...

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