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July 2017

19 Jul RLPB 415. China: ‘Big Brother’ Invades Church

CHINA: 'BIG BROTHER' INVADES CHURCH by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to use Zhejiang Province (China's Christian heartland and President Xi Jinping's former stamping ground) as a test site for its repressive religious policies. This is particularly true of Wenzhou City, long known as 'China's Jerusalem'...

12 Jul RLPB 414. Iran: massive jail terms for many believers

by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   ----------------------   BACKGROUND: For background to this Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin (RLPB), please see RLPB 408 (24 May 2017). This warned that the 19 May re-election of President Rouhani (against the express wishes of Ayatollah Khamenei and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps), as well as US President Trump’s hostile 21...

05 Jul RLPB 413. Mali & Philippines: Captives in Crisis

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 413 | Wed 5 Jul 2017   MALI & PHILIPPINES: CAPTIVES IN CRISIS by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   MALI: On Sunday 2 July at a meeting in Malian capital, Bamako, French President Emmanuel Macron promised strong support for a new multinational military force to combat terrorism in West Africa. The...