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April 2018

18 Apr RLPB 451. Pakistan: Islamic State targets Christians in Quetta

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 451 | Wed 18 Apr 2018   PAKISTAN: ISLAMIC STATE TARGETS CHRISTIANS IN QUETTA by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Christians comprise less than two percent of Pakistan's 200 million people. Systematic racial and religious discrimination ensure Christians remain poor, powerless and persecuted. However, as fundamentalist Islam rises,...

11 Apr RLPB 450. China & Vietnam: Church suffers as repression escalates

CHINA & VIETNAM: CHURCH SUFFERS AS REPRESSION ESCALATES by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   (1) CHINA: MOVES TO 'SINICISE' BIBLE   On Tuesday 3 April the Information Office of China's State Council released a White Paper entitled 'China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief''. The White Paper assures us that 'the state respects...

04 Apr RLPB 449. Algeria: churches closed as repression escalates

ALGERIA: CHURCHES CLOSED AS REPRESSION ESCALATES           -- including update on prisoner Slimane Bouhafs  by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Algeria's population is 97 percent Muslim; most are Arabs and Arabised Berbers. [Berbers, or Amazigh, are the indigenous peoples of the Maghreb. They comprise 23 percent of the population of Algeria.] The growth...