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Tuesday, 01 April 2014

Easter food parcels for Iraqi Christians

By Carey Lodge

AMAR International is fundraising to be able to provide Iraqi Christians to eat well this Easter holiday.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Calls to repeal blasphemy laws after latest death sentence for Christian

The Glasgow-based Global Minorities Alliance has called upon Pakistan to repeal its notorious blasphemy laws following Thursday's death sentence for a Christian street sweeper.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

3,000 Syrian Christians flee Armenian village as Islamist rebels take control

By World Watch Monitor

Reports of desecrated churches, looted houses: locals blame Turkish complicity

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Baroness Warsi chairs first Religious Freedom Advisory Group

By Carey Lodge

Micah Challenge's Joel Edwards and Christian Solidarity Worldwide's Mervyn Thomas were among participants in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's first meeting of a new Religious Freedom Advisory Group

Friday, 21 March 2014

China condemns UN report that labels North Korea 'a dark abyss'

By Carey Lodge

A report commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council which condemns the mistreatment of North Korean citizens and calls for urgent international action has been criticised by Chinese representatives.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

'God has a solution for Egypt' - bishop

By Carey Lodge

Egyptians must find unity in their common heritage and focus less on their religious identities, says a bishop in the UK Coptic Orthodox Church

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Why the UK media are not that bothered about Syrian Christians

By Julian Mann

The plight of overseas Christians used to be a major concern for the British electorate.

Monday, 17 March 2014

Asia Bibi appeal hearing against blasphemy death sentence postponed

By Carey Lodge

An appeal hearing against the blasphemy death sentence for Asia Bibi has been delayed because of the absence of a judge

Friday, 14 March 2014

Churches in Sri Lanka experiencing intimidation and violence

Release International has warned of a growing hate campaign against Christians in Sri Lanka

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Friday, 14 March 2014

Iran removes shackles from imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini

By ASSIST News Service

Iran now claims that the violent treatment of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini- who was shackled and ordered to return to his prison cell before receiving the critical medical treatment he needs - was a "mistake" and should not have occurred.

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