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Of politics and persecution: why India’s elections matter

India (MNN) — Believers are closely monitoring India’s elections. According to Voice of the Martyrs’ Todd Nettleton, the outcome will shape India’s religious landscape. Right now, persecution is at a record high under Prime Minister Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. To these individuals, “India is a Hindu nation. One-hundred …

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India: of persecution, politics and prayer

India (MNN) — Vandals in India’s Telangana State burned a church to the ground February 2nd. This incident is but one of hundreds taking place daily. Although there are 64 million Christians, persecution in India is at its highest level in 70 years, a new report warns. A religious rights …

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Brexit: of ugly politics, unpopular options and unknown impact

United Kingdom (MNN) – Britain’s Prime Minister Teresa May survived last week’s no-confidence vote from the Conservative Party she leads. A disgruntled group of Members of Parliament triggered the vote, expressing dissatisfaction over Phase One of the Brexit deal she negotiated.    TeachBeyond’s Stephen Chilcraft explains that the first part covers …

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Erdogan plays politics, Brunson court date looms

Turkey (MNN) — American pastor Andrew Brunson is back in the headlines. In a recent interview with Reuters, Turkish President Recep Erdogan claims limited power over Brunson’s case: “This is a judiciary matter. Brunson has been detained on terrorism charges … On Oct. 12 there will be another hearing and …

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