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The Rohingya People: Starving Migrants Await their Fate

The Rohingya people of Myanmar are again in the news for unpleasant reasons - a ship full of starving migrants has made its way to Thai shores only to be shunned by the Thai government. The Thai Navy helped fix the ship's engine, but they still left the people at sea. No country wants the Rohingyas, except maybe the Philippines, whose government declared an openness to receive the 3,000 refugees at sea. These people, however, are stuck in the ocean with no provisions and hardly any strength left.
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Yemen: Prayer for Restored Peace and Justice After Attack

Out of the 25 million that live in Yemen, only a few thousand profess Jesus. The severe persecution for the Islamic-based culture has left Christians forced to meet in secret or left them in isolation. Church leaders in the Arabian Peninsula have requested prayer for the country of Yemen, including its Christian communities, following the destruction of a church building in Aden amid the current warfare.
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Another Church Denied Freedom to Worship

Please pray for Azim Janbakiev, pastor of Rakhym Presbyterian Church in Almaty, Kazakhstan. City administration has forbidden the congregation to hold their worship in a building owned by the Rakhym Church, claiming that the building does not have the status of a religious building. Pastor Azim recently shared:
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Open Doors Launches New Petition to President Obama

We encourage all our supporters to sign this letter to President Obama today!
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Syrian Christians Hold Tight To Eternal Hope

The Syrian city of Aleppo has been divided between government and opposition controlled areas for many years. Recently, the opposition fighters came very close to one of the Christian areas in the city. Many Christians don't know what to do. The ones with the financial means to flee the city have already left, leaving behind poverty and confusion in the place they once called home.
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