persecution

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Churches in Egypt on their guard against terrorist attacks over Christmas

By Laurice Chavez

With the holiday celebrations just a few days away, Egyptian Christian churches are on high alert against possible attacks from Islamic extremist groups.

Friday, 19 December 2014

China: Judge calls for crackdown on terror in Xinjiang

By Reuters

China must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terror attacks, national security and social stability in its restive region of Xinjiang, the country's top judge said, in comments likely to further worry rights groups and exiles.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Prince Charles says he is 'praying fervently' for persecuted Christians

By Mark Woods

Charles attacks 'diabolical' attacks on people of different faiths.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini says this Christmas season is 'shattering for me'

By Cath Martin

Saeed Abedini has written a heartbreaking letter to supporters about his painful time in prison.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Sharp rise in number of Christian girls being attacked in Pakistan

By Laurice Chavez

The assault on Christian girls in Pakistan continues, and the number of cases has risen to an alarming rate.

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Religious minorities in Pakistan facing increased persecution

By Carey Lodge

Violence and discrimination against religious minorities in Pakistan has intensified, reports Carey Lodge.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

'Hate campaigns' increasingly launched against atheists

By Carey Lodge

There has been a marked increase in the systematic targeting of atheists across the globe, a report released today reveals.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Preacher Scott Lively on trial for role in Uganda anti-gay law

By Carey Lodge

Lively will face trial for crimes against humanity for his role in influencing the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA).

Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Prince of Peace? How Prince Charles is becoming an increasingly vocal defender of Christianity

By Lucinda Borkett-Jones

Is Prince Charles' defence of Christianity a PR stunt, an ill-judged show of favouritism or an expression of faith?

Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Prince Charles condemns Islamic State violence as "blasphemy"

By Lucinda Borkett-Jones

The Prince of Wales described the persecution of Christians in Iraq as "blasphemy" on the part of the Islamist militant group Islamic State in an address to members of the Chaldean church in London today.

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