Chinese Christian activist under threat in U.S.

International | Protesters gather outside Bob Fu’s home in Texas
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/07/20, 01:54 pm

CHINA: Human rights activist Bob Fu has become the target of a disinformation campaign by a Chinese real estate tycoon now under FBI investigation and living in the United States.

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Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict heats up

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/05/20, 02:53 pm

Residents in the Nagorno-Karabakh region spent the weekend crammed into basements and underground shelters. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry on Monday accused Armenia of shelling the residential towns of Tartar, Barda, and Beylagan. Armenia dismissed the report as a disinformation campaign and accused Azerbaijan of firing missiles into Stepanakert, the capital of the disputed territory. The two countries have reported at least 249 deaths since clashes erupted on Sept. 27.

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Mozambique’s brewing humanitarian crisis

International | Extremist violence displaces thousands of people
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/02/20, 01:05 pm

The population of Pemba, Mozambique, has doubled since 2017. Islamist insurgency in the country’s far north has driven some 80,000 refugees south into the city to join relatives in overcrowded homes or to seek shelter in displacement camps, said Marina Mariane Vilela of the Christian aid group Iris Global. “Every day you see more people walking the streets with their belongings on their head,” she said.

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