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Study: Over 200 Million Christians Worldwide Facing Severe Persecution

North Korea stands at the top of a list of 50 countries where at least 215 million Christians faced the most severe persecution in 2017, resulting in 3,066 deaths and 1,020 rapes mainly targeting women, revealed Open Doors, an organization that monitors ill-treated Christians worldwide.

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Migrants Who ‘Fled War’ Use Welfare to Holiday in Homelands

Migrants granted leave to remain in Switzerland on the basis that they risk death in their homelands are using welfare money to fund holidays back home, the Basler Zeitung reports. The Swiss newspaper notes that thousands of migrants each year

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Israel Grants Asylum To Gay Eritrean Man

TEL AVIV – Israel granted asylum to a gay Eritrean man on the grounds that returning to his home country – where homosexuality is illegal – would endanger his life.

An African migrant holds an Israeli flag after being released from the Holot detention center in the Negev. (photo credit:REUTERS)

TB Spiked 500 Percent In Twin Falls During 2012, As Chobani Yogurt Opened Plant

That same year, 2012, the percentage of active TB cases in Idaho that were foreign-born spiked to 80 percent, or 12 out of 15, up from 50 percent in 2011, or 6 out of 12. As Breitbart News reported previously, the percentage of active TB cases in the country that are foreign-born is 66 percent.

A laboratory technician tests sputum samples for tuberculosis strains. File.

Eritrean Sex Attacker Given Just 30 Hours Community Service

An Eritrean migrant has been sentenced to just 30 hours community service for a violent sexual assault on a woman in a car park. While on patrol in the town of Bad Oldesloe, Germany, police heard cries of distress. In

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Man Arrested For People Smuggling Denies Guilt

ROME (AP) — An Eritrean man who says he was mistakenly jailed in Rome as an alleged migrant smuggling kingpin is expected to be transferred soon to Palermo, Sicily, where prosecutors are investigating human trafficking rings operating from Libya, the

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Italian Vacation Island Taken ‘Hostage’ by Illegal Immigrants

A day-long protest by immigrants Monday on the Italian resort island of Sardinia paralyzed city traffic in the capital city of Cagliari, as Eritrean and Somali protesters sat or lay down in the streets preventing any flow of traffic. “Cagliari

Refugees and migrants including children who left the Chios registration camp, shout slogans and hold placards reading ''No Turkey' during a protest on April 3, 2016 as they camp out in the port of Chios.

Eritrea Allegedly Commands Polygamy to Restore Population

A memo from the infamously authoritarian government of Eritrea in east Africa — the Department of Religious Affairs, to be specific — is sending “ripples of shock throughout the country,” according to Ventures Africa, as it orders men to marry at least two wives or face life imprisonment with hard labor.

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