Category Archives: Global: Religious Liberty

Global Religious Freedom Issues

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

Seven (lame) excuses why Christian in the West neglect our brothers in the East

Hundreds gather in multi-faith ceremony to honor ‘hero’ British aid worker beheaded by ISIS

Chinese pastor arrested during government crackdown ‘grateful to God’ for jail opportunity

Report: Islamic State sells Yazidi girls for $1,000, Yazidi boys forced to train to become ISIS militants

Iraq calls for help as ISIS nears Baghdad

God help us!: Liberian leaders spearhead prayer charge

Pastor urges church to ‘be the message’ to Liberia

Islamic State threatens to wreak havoc on Baghdad

Hong Kong Christians lead protests for democracy

Christian graduate gets obscene job rejection letter

Franciscan kidnapped by jihadists in Syria released but under “house arrest”

A surprising tie that binds Hong Kong’s protest leaders: Faith

Killing him softly with torture: When a clergyman stands for freedom of expression

Kobani update: ISIS may be on the verge of taking the besieged Syrian city

National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

Christian freedoms are ‘under attack’ – Bishop Nazir-Ali

Compulsory sex education would be ‘indoctrination’

Schools ‘could be sued’ under new regulations

Exclusive: Up close & personal, 5 days with the girls of Chibok

Ireland to hold a referendum to remove blasphemy from the Constitution

Hong Kong democracy protests carry a Christian mission fors ome

Antiquities lost, casualties of war: In Syria and Iraq, trying to protect a heritage at risk

Forty-one children killed by suicide bomb attack near Syrian school

Nigeria churches ask for protection after militants kill dozens of Christians

The missionary India never forgot

Iran: Capital charges faced by three Christians dropped at court hearing

A Pakistani scholar accused of blasphemy is shot dead

As clamour to ban conversion grows, a reminder: five Indian states have already done so

Maldives will censor all books to protect Islamic codes

Most Israelis favor greater religion-state separation, new study shows

Nightmare continues for family of freed prisoner of conscience in China

Seven Christians arrested in Laos for meeting in worship

In Cameroon, Boko Haram threat means pastoral care needs military protection

Meriam Ibrahim shares details of ordeal in Sudan prison

Sudan apostasy woman Mariam Ibrahim ‘to campaign’ for religious liberty

Christians worldwide gathering to pray for American pastor imprisoned in Iran

ISIS kills Iraqi woman activist in Mosul

Woman uses hidden camera to expose life under Islamic State (video)

French hostage in Algeria beheaded

Complete text of remarks by President Barack Obama to the United Nations General Assembly 2014

Islamic State crisis: Yazidi anger at Iraq’s forgotten people