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The Christian Post — The story of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is the stuff of which movies are made: illiterate until he was in his twenties, he not only taught himself how to read, he taught himself the intricacies of Chinese law. He used his legal skills to defend the victims of government oppression: disenfranchised […]

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CNN (4/19/2012) — The United States is prepared for “any contingency” when it comes to dealing with North Korea, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told CNN. “We’re within an inch of war almost every day in that part of the world, and we just have to be very careful about what we say and what […]

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Local authorities in far western China raided a house church Bible study group earlier this month and detained more than 30 Christians, four of whom remain in custody, and fined each person 5000 yuan (US$795), ChinaAid has learned. The Feb. 16 raid occurred at about 2 p.m. in Wusu, near the city of Kuitun, in […]

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In China, when 7th-grader Lei became depressed and unresponsive, his parents wondered what had happened. He hardly spoke when they picked him up from his public boarding school on Saturdays and dropped him off again on Sundays. It took months before Lei told his parents what was wrong: His grades were slipping, even though he […]

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