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The Be Heard Project is a voice for the persecuted Church. Through law, public policy, and grassroots action, we amplify your voice to demand that world governments respect the most basic human rights and human dignity of persecuted believers. Join with us today and Be Heard.

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Defending Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani at the U.N.

Mar. 19Defending Christian Pastor Youcef...

We recently, filed a written submission at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) regarding the repeated imprisonment of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani in Iran. Pastor Youcef is an Iranian pastor who was originally imprisoned and sentenced to die for “apostasy” five years ago. In 2012, after nearly 3 years in prison, Pastor Youcef was...More

ACLJ With Pastor John Cao’s Wife at the U.N. in Geneva

Mar. 15The ACLJ Accompanies Imprisoned...

ACLJ Affiliate Helps Free Christian Family in Pakistan

Mar. 14ACLJ Affiliate Helps Free...

ACLJ Files Critical Submissions to U.N. for Pastor Cao

Mar. 08ACLJ Files Critical Submissions to...

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Save Christian Teen Leah Sharibu from Death

Leah Sharibu

Fifteen-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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Pastor John Cao Reflects on Christmas From His Prison Cell in China

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Dec 20, 2018

Pastor John Cao, a legal permanent resident of the U.S., who has been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in China for almost two years was able to send a message with his attorneys to everyone praying for...

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China Continues Its Crackdown on Christians

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Dec 14, 2018

Late this past Sunday afternoon, Chinese police raided one of the largest urban churches in China— the “Early Rain Covenant Church” in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Starting around 5pm, the police raided the...

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Christians in Nigeria Face Worsening Plight – The Numbers Are...

Jordan Sekulow  //

Dec 12, 2018

Christians in Nigeria face increasingly worse persecution. The devastation is unmistakable. According to numerous reports , groups like Open Doors , which tracks persecution across the globe, and as reported...

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#PastorCao – a U.S. permanent resident from #NorthCarolina – has spent over 2 years imprisoned in China, unable to… https://t.co/snRq0H6gmY

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The fight for #PastorCao’s freedom continues as we delivered our oral intervention at the @UN just last week. Join… https://t.co/npSeRirOiS

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#BokoHaram continues to hold Nigerian #Christian teen #LeahSharibu hostage. The ultimatum: renounce your faith in… https://t.co/tj0rSFlUQD

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March 5th, 2017 #PastorCao was imprisoned in #China – merely for his Christian faith. It’s been over 2 years. He ne… https://t.co/L7wSi7Rzjz

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In parts of #China, authorities have begun a massive crackdown on #Christians. The sales of Bibles have been banned… https://t.co/OXm4WSAxEU

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Be Heard Project is a project of the American Center for Law and Justice. American Center for Law and Justice is a d/b/a for Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism, Inc., a tax-exempt, not-for-profit, religious corporation as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, specifically dedicated to the ideal that religious freedom and freedom of speech are inalienable, God-given rights. The Center's purpose is to engage legal, legislative and cultural issues by implementing an effective strategy of advocacy, education and litigation to ensure that those rights are protected under the law. The organization has participated in numerous cases before the Supreme Court, Federal Court of Appeals, Federal District Courts, and various state courts regarding freedom of religion and freedom of speech. Your gift is very much appreciated and fully deductible as a charitable contribution. A copy of our latest financial report may be obtained by writing to us at P.O. Box 90555, Washington, DC 20090-0555.