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Flight of faith set to continue

Release International is warning that the flight of faith witnessed in 2015 is set to continue into 2016, as Christian refugees are driven out of their communities and countries because of their religious beliefs.

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Male Syrian refugees at the Slovenian border with Croatia | photo: iStock

Release’s annual review of persecution trends finds two key contexts where persecution is set to increase: in the wake of Islamist terror groups, such as IS and Boko Haram, and under authoritarian governments, which regard Christians as a threat or even enemies of the state.