Category Archives: Global: Religious Liberty

Global Religious Freedom Issues

Christian school: Parents appalled by Ofsted report

In Mosul, Islamic State turns captured city into fortress

Jews, Muslims, Christians tackle religious violence at Davos

Saudi Arabia postpones flogging of Raif Badawi again

Flogging of Saudi blogger delayed again on medical grounds

Christians in Africa fleeing death, need help

Obama meets with wife of American pastor imprisoned in Iran

Pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia to end flogging

Religious freedom advocates offer to take lashes for imprisoned Saudi blogger

The great wall of Saudi Arabia: Royal family constructing 600-mile barrier on Iraqi border to keep ISIS militants out

Saudi Arabia beheadings in stark contrast with fight against IS

ISIS kills 13 teens over TV soccer game for allegedly violating Sharia law

Evangelicals face raps for ‘offending religious feelings’

CU talks to be vetted under new ‘anti-terrorism’ Bill

Ofsted tells best performing school ‘You’re the worst’

Scores of churches destroyed by Charlie Hebdo protests in Niger

Regina residents celebrate World Religion Day with prayers for peace

Christian nurse suspended for praying for sick Muslim co-worker in UK; Rejects ‘religious nutcase’ treatment with suit against health agency

Christian shot to death outside church in Kenya

Freedom on decline in China: report

Churches burned down over anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstration in Niger

Charlie Hebdo, intolerance, and the problem of double standards

‘Don’t curb free speech in the name of tolerance’

Kerry urged to speak out against religious persecution in Pakistan

Dozens more churches gain charitable status

More governments using internet to enforce blasphemy laws

Malaysia rights lawyer arrested after saying State agency spreads extremism

The changing shape of Boko Haram

Nigerian church leader tells international community: ‘Do not forget that we are here’

Religious freedom and diplomacy: More than a luxury

New Scots Labour leader opposes assisted suicide

Boko Haram terrorists gaining strength in Nigeria

‘Politicians’ cry of freedom must extend to Christians’

Relief in wartime chaos

Why did the world ignore Boko Haram’s Baga attacks?

Nigerian archbishop calls for unity marches following Boko Haram massacres

Europe’s empty churches go on sale

2,000 feared killed in ‘deadliest’ Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Free speech must be for all in a free society, says Nick Clegg

Report: Global persecution of Christians reached historic levels in 2014

Christian detained in India after Hindus file complaint over ‘spreading Christianity’

Charlie Hebdo and #MuslimApologies

I am not Charlie Hebdo

Hate-speech laws aren’t the answer to Islamic extremism–they’re part of the problem

Worst Christian persecution in over 20 years marks last year; ISIS, Islamic extremism mostly to blame, finds Open Doors report

Pakistani Muslim beats Christian mother with bat after she prevented man from abducting, raping daughter

Christian genocide is on the rise as world leaders have ‘stood by and watched,’ persecution watchdog head accuses

Charlie Hebdo attack spurs effort to abolish Canada’s blasphemy law

Council’s homeschooling plan ‘illegal infringement of rights’

‘Not Forgotten’: The top 50 countries where it is most difficult to be a Christian

Important developments in the church and the world

Persecution of Christians reached record high in 2014. Will 2015 be worse?

Our battle against religious persecution is floundering

What Christianity contributes to China’s economic rise

Exiled, persecuted, but not forgotten: The Picture Christians Project

Power of prayer extolled in Parliament as Bill advances

‘Politicians must speak out on persecution’ – top Labour MP

Christmas season brings Christianity under renewed attack in India

Pakistani court orders arrest of Muslim clerics after mob kills couple accused of blasphemy

Iranian pastors sentenced to prison for spreading Christianity acquitted of charges

ISIS executes 150 women and girls, some pregnant, for refusing to become sex slaves and marry jihadists

China: Christians more public as Gospel spreads rapidly

Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of Muslim clerics who incited mob to kill Christian couple with pregnant wife

Africa in 2014: a year of triumph and tragedy

Taliban attack on Pakistani school leaves over 140 dead, mostly children

American pastor imprisoned in Iran remains strong in faith despite suffering ‘severe pain’

Over 180 killed in major battle with Islamic militants in Syria; Insurgents capture military base

Report: Islamic Saudi Arabia passes law that may impose death penalty on Bible smugglers

Taliban slaughter at least 141, mostly children, in Pakistan school

Iran court clears three Christians of convictions in appeal hearing; watchdog groups encouraged by ruling

Faith schools top latest primary league tables

Christians in India under pressure for ‘reconversion’

Do they know it’s Christmas in Sierra Leone? Ebola cancels celebrations