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This is not only a baffling error, it's likely in direct violation of the International Religious Freedom Act, the law that requires these designations to be made in the first place, in no other country on earth do we see such a sustained level of outright violence directed towards a Nigerian Christians community, and the situation has only deteriorated over the past 12 months.
In the countries where Christians are persecuted, they are more likely to experience discrimination when seeking basic provisions, like foodand medical care. WUHAN, CHINA PASTOR PENS LETTER ON HOW THE CHURCH SHOULD FACE Open Doors reports that economic discrimination is the second-most common form of persecution toward men in the Middle East and North Africa, and with significant job losses and the loss of support, many are even more vulnerable than before. Open Doors is mobilizing existing local emergency relief networks in the countries where Open Doors operates, as well as providing Bibles, discipleship trainingand trauma care to Christians in need. CLICK HERE FOR MORE FAITH STORIES As many churches worldwide are canceling services or holding them online, more Christians are experiencing what its like to worship in isolation.
Things are getting more and more difficult in Sudan for Christians, this case in particular, we feel the charges are trumped up. These are just good citizens practicing their Christian faith, but the Sudanese government is using any tactic they can to push Christianity out of the market place and out of daily life, and unfortunately they are having some success.