Category Archives: Global: Religious Liberty

Global Religious Freedom Issues

Thanksgiving place to be set up in front of White House for Pastor Saeed Abedini

Law Society drops Sharia wills guidance amid concerns

UN expert: ISIS received up to $45 million in ransom payments over the past year

Ashers: MLA in equality law ‘conscience clause’ bid

Nigeria: 2 teen female suicide bombers kill 30

Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy files appeal

Nuclear negotiations extended – Now is the time to demand American Pastor Saeed’s freedom

Why the crackdown? Christians now outnumber communists in China

An important religious freedom ruling in Germany

Is Lebanon next victim in Islamic State advance?

Division and remembrance: Syria past and present

Rethink new ‘British values’ school rules, say MPs

CSW welcomes UN General Assembly vote recommending North Korea referral to International Criminal Court

Nepal: CSW urges Constituent Assembly to heed Human Rights Commission call to defend freedom of conscience

Christian organizations call for international pressure on Mexico regarding religious freedom

Atheists and Secular Humanists are protected by the First Amendment regardless of whether their belief systems are “religions” or not

Vietnam: Further attacks and arrests at Mennonite Christian centre

Christian professor arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan, charged with same offense as mother-of-five Asia Bibi

Ofsted backs down after ‘British values’ inspection

Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

US confirms barbaric Muslim group ISIS beheaded American aid worker

Secular group seeks to ban Biblical creation from public schools in Scotland

Kenya bans new churches amid ‘miracle-faking spree’

C of E: New school standards are dangerous and divisive

MPs launch petition in support of Ashers Bakery

MP: Commission ‘out of touch’ over Ashers court action

Germany warns anti-semitism rising on back of Middle East violence

Myths about Israel and Zionism

Ashers’ court action ‘bonkers’ says NI First Minister

Secularists: Forget the Church on Remembrance Day

Most Brits back Ashers, new poll finds

May’s proposals dangerous, say atheists and Christians

Church protests beating deaths of Christian couple accused of blasphemy

Life under Islamic State in Iraq’s Falluja: danger, rage and profit

Christian exodus in Iraq and Syria reached ‘Biblical proportions,’ Open Door says on Day of Prayer for persecuted church

Islamic State group abused captive Kurdish children, report says

Austria’s troubling Quran law

Cracks in the atheist edifice

Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal, says 200 abducted girls married off

Over 15,000 jihadists from 80 countries flooding in to fight for ISIS, UN reveals

Sudanese human rights defender without home, country after Islamic attack

The crisis in Maiduguri: In the battle for religious freedom, let’s not forget Africa

Christians urged to gather on International Day of Prayer as persecution reaches unprecedented levels

Turkish public education system to offer class in Christianity for first time

Under Sharia: Women get punished for resisting being raped

Radicalized British mother takes 1 year old son with her to join ISIS

New Govt standards are ‘curb on freedom’ – Jewish critic

An eerie calm: Iraqi Christians anxiously ponder their future

Argentina: Attempted murder of Baptist pastor

Threatened Christian school: ‘Change British values rules’

Iranian woman hanged for killing rapist leaves message for mother: ‘Death is not the end of life’

Secular party set to win Tunisia elections

The U.S. commitment to religious freedom abroad: Honoring International Religious Freedom Day

Iranian pastor sentenced to six years in prison for spreading Christianity

Boko Haram said to abduct more women in Nigeria

Chinese government continues demolition of church crosses

How Boko Haram’s murders and kidnappings are changing Nigeria’s churches

American tourist detained in North Korea for leaving Bible in restroom now released

An abducted Yazidi woman describes the horrors of the Islamic state

Human rights group in Pakistan still hopes for justice for Asia Bibi

Vatican warns international community of new ISIS genocide

One of three Americans released from N. Korea

Fate of Pakistani woman rests with country’s supreme court

Cuba: Baptist pastor’s wife arrested

Violence raises doubt Nigeria girls will be freed

What’s really at stake in ISIS’s fight for Kobani

Persecution of Christians in India continues to get worse

Iran: Three Christians face six year sentences in remote prisons

Nigerian parents: Our girls are still missing

How Boko Haram’s murders and kidnappings are changing Nigeria’s churches

Laos: Six Christians released, pastor still detained following arrest at religious meeting

Facing ISIS, Middle Eastern evangelicals exchange strategies