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  • Iran raids house church, arrests Christians

    February 20 2012 by Baptist Press, Compass Direct News | with 0 comments
    Iran raids house church, arrests Christians

    Iranian authorities in early February arrested Christian converts from Islam while they were meeting for worship at a home in the southern city of Shiraz, according to sources. Officials are holding the Christians at an unknown location, they told Compass Direct News.

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  • 48 Chinese Christians detained New Year’s Day

    January 4 2012 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    48 Chinese Christians detained New Year’s Day

    Beijing authorities detained 48 members of a large persecuted house church on New Year’s Day, marking a total of more than 1,000 church members who have been taken into police custody during the church’s 38 weeks of attempting to hold outdoor worship services.

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