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Hezbollah is a threat to Christians in Lebanon, Tell Congress to Act!

Lebanon is a country built on religious pluralism, but for the last several decades, the Christian identity has been under pressure. Today, they are being driven out of the country. Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist organization, has been leading the country into a deep financial crisis, and Christians in Lebanon need our help or they will be the latest Christian community to go extinct.

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August 2023 Newsletter


In Defense of Christians (IDC) and For the Martyrs (FTM) Announce a Joint Press Conference to Address International Christian Persecution

Washington, DC – In Defense of Christians (IDC) and For the Martyrs (FTM) will host a joint press conference to address international Christian persecution. The press conference will be held … Continue reading

July 2023 Newsletter


June 2023 Newsletter


The Institute on Religion and Democracy and In Defense of Christians Announce an Official Partnership

Washington, DC – The Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) and In Defense of Christians (IDC) have announced an official partnership. On June 1, at IRD’s Washington, DC headquarters, IRD president Mark Tooley … Continue reading