Abuse of Burma’s Chin Population

Abuse of Burma’s Chin Population

A report published by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has revealed documented evidence of extreme human rights abuses against the Chin population in Burma. Hundreds of the Chin, an ethnic group which is estimated to be about 90 percent Christian, participated in an anonymous survey regarding the Burmese government’s ethnic cleansing campaign, where soldiers are known to use abduction, torture, rape, conscription, and forced labor to control...

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Please Pray for Asia Bibi

Please Pray for Asia Bibi

Weeks after receiving the death penalty for blaspheming the name of the prophet Mohammed, Pakistani prisoner Asia Bibi remains in prison — and more afraid for her life than she’s ever been before. And Christian Freedom International (CFI), a Michigan-based ministry that assists persecuted Christians around the world, is calling on Christians everywhere to rally on the condemned woman’s behalf. Asia Bibi, a Christian wife and mother of...

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Urgent: Blankets Needed in Bangladesh

Urgent: Blankets Needed in Bangladesh

Blankets. Most of us own several of them — whether they’re fancy or plain, old or new. And most likely, we use them nearly every day in winter without a second thought. But for many impoverished Christians who are struggling to survive in the midst of a brutal cold snap, a blanket can make a lifesaving difference. CFI’s co-worker in Bangladesh has reported that many poor, converted believers are suffering from illness caused by frigid...

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CFI Condemns Shooting in Egypt

CFI Condemns  Shooting in Egypt

Christian Freedom International (CFI), a Michigan-based organization that assists persecuted Christians around the world, has denounced the latest incident of violence carried out against six Christians in Egypt. Amer Ashour Abdel-Zaher, an Egyptian police officer, opened fire on a passenger train after he boarded in Samalout, a town just south of Cairo, on January 11, 2011. One Coptic Christian, 71-year-old Fathy Ghattas, was killed in the...

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Anti-Christian Violence Continues in Egypt

Anti-Christian Violence Continues in Egypt

The recent shooting death of a 71-year-old Christian man in Egypt has ignited a new sense of rage in hundreds of Christians throughout the country, just days after the bombing that killed 21 Coptic Christians who were attending a New Year’s Eve mass in Alexandria. The incident took place on January 10, when an off-duty police officer who was on his way to work suddenly opened fire on a train, killing the Christian man and injuring his wife....

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