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- RLPB 419. CAR: Islamic militias “more heavily armed than ever”.
- RLPB 418. India: Serious Threat of Hindutva
- RLPB 417. Vietnam: High Cost of Defending Religious Liberty
- RLPB 416. July Update incl. Mali, Philippines, Iran, China, Assyrians, Egypt, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Tajikistan
- RLPB 415. China: ‘Big Brother’ Invades Church
- RLPB 414. Iran: massive jail terms for many believers