Indonesian student in jail for blasphemy

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Agung Kurnia Ritonga, 22, a student at the University of North Sumatra in Medan, was found guilty of insulting Islam and is facing 18 months in jail. (photo supplied-ICAN) Prosecutors demand 18-month term for Christian youth accused of mocking the burning of an Islamic flag. Prosecutors in Indonesia…

Pray for Pastor Abraham, Charged with Blasphemy

This man has been released! Jan. 04, 2018 | Indonesia Pray for Pastor Abraham, Charged with Blasphemy An Indonesian pastor was charged with blasphemy recently after he shared his Christian faith in a taxi. In a widely circulated video, Pastor Abraham Ben Moses is heard speaking with a taxi driver about the Prophet Muhammad’s teachings […]

Ahok released in Jakarta

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jakarta’s Former Christian Governor Released from Prison Ethnic Chinese Politician Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Finished Jail Term for Blasphemy 01/24/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 24, 2019, the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian politician, was released from prison after serving […]

Mob protests against Indonesian church

Residents Rally to Demand Church Closure in Indonesia Mob Denounces Bethel Indonesia Church’s Gathering as “Illegal” 01/17/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 13, 2019, masses from the Griya Martubung Complex, Medan Labuhan Subdistrict in Indonesia’s North Sumatra held a protest against a house that was allegedly converted […]

Indonesian Christian Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Facebook Post

  Martinus Gulo Found Guilty of Blasphemy Against Islam   07/25/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on July 24, the Medan District Court in Indonesia sentenced Martinus Gulo to four years in prison and a fine of 1 billion Rupiah (approximately 68,914 USD) for religious defamation. He may also choose […]

Indonesia church bombings: police say one family and their children behind attacks

International Christian Concern 2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #241, Washington, D.C. 20006 http://www.persecution.org | E-mail: icc@persecution.org Media Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator E-mail: press@persecution.org (301)-859-3842  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Suicide Bombings at Three Churches in Indonesia Kill 13   Bombings Marked as the Deadliest in Indonesia Since 2002 05/14/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned […]

Disgraceful sentencing of Indonesian Pastor

International Christian Concern 2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #241, Washington, D.C. 20006 http://www.persecution.org | E-mail: icc@persecution.org Media Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator E-mail: press@persecution.org (301)-859-3842  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pastor Sentenced to Four Years in Prison on Blasphemy Charge in Indonesia Abraham with his wife (also baby girl). 05/07/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned […]

Abraham in Indonesia

Prisoners of Faith Alert Pray for Christian arrested on false charges Well-known Christian apologist Abraham Ben Moses was arrested last December after authorities learned of a video in which he shares the gospel with a Muslim taxi driver. The 53-year-old  from Tangerang, Java, has been charged with blasphemy, hate speech and violating Indonesia’s information and electronic transactions […]

Jakarta governor Ahok sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy

Latest: Appeal quashed.. International Christian Concer Supreme Court Rejects Former Jakarta Governor’s Appeal 03/27/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on March 26, the Supreme Court in Indonesia announced its decision to reject former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s case review petition against his blasphemy conviction. Ahok was […]