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UN Committee Raises Stakes in International Tussle Over Abortion

    C-FAM: The committee that monitors the UN’s women’s treaty is famous for its extravagant opinions. Nowhere is its commitment to radical policies more explicit than when dealing with abortion. Even as the General Assembly is scrutinizing its work, the CEDAW committee, which monitors the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Violence Against Women, is promoting abortion in a controversial new general recommendation on women in situations of conflict.


  • Posted: 11/01/2013
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  • Category: Global: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: c-fam.org

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Kazakhstan: Baptist faces one year in jail, Hare Krishna community ordered halted for three months

UK: Contraceptive pill as popular as condoms among under-15s

Turkish women MPs wear Islamic veils in parliament for first time

A Human Right To Eugenics: Publication Of A Study On The Echr Case Of Costa And Pavan V. Italy

Gideon Bibles banned from student halls

Confusion over Church same-sex blessings plan

British Judge Traces Change In Role of Religion In Family Courts

Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children, dementia patients

Exposing ‘The Global War Against Christians’

UN Freedom Of Religion Official Recommends Controversial Sex Ed

UK: Campaigners and charities ‘frozen out’ by lobbying Bill

‘Folding of hands at prayer in schools not mandatory’

Sudan Accused of Helping Muslim Businessman Seize Property from Church

“Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights” | Center for Reproductive Rights

Saudis Release Blogger After 20 Months In Prison

UN Rights Chief Criticizes Maldives’ Top Court

Senior Muslim Brotherhood Leader Arrested In Egypt

Why Persecuted North Koreans Are Praying for the American Church

Beleaguered Syrian Christians fear future, increasingly targeted by jihadis

Irish government looks to referendum on marriage definition, homosexual adoption

European Commission: 28 Million Euro Earmarked For The World-wide Abortion Industry

Blame Canada: A Donor State Faces Pressure To Fund Abortions Through Foreign Aid

Islamic Attack: 128 Dead In Nigeria State Capital

Group: Saudi Activist Imprisoned For Rights Letter

Argentine Supreme Court Approves Limiting Tv Media

The Global Fight for Children’s Rights: Europe

Kerry Issues Statement Marking Oct. 27 As International Religious Freedom Day

Australian War Memorial Keeps ‘God’ Reference

Egypt Judges Resign From Trial Of Islamist Leaders

Attempt to expand abortion ‘bubble zone’ gives unintentional boost to Vancouver 40 Days for Life

Stop ‘eugenic’ creation of 3-parent embryos: Council of Europe Members to Britain

“Stop Promoting Moral Corruption In Our Country”: Georgian Intelligentsia To Eu Special Adviser

UK: Prayers disappearing from council meetings

Iraqi prelate challenges West to stand up for persecuted Christians

Vietnam: Vinh, 7 months jail for two Catholics who fought for religious freedom

Chinese authorities block internet access to bishop’s pastoral message

Report: Syrian rebels organize burning of Bibles, other Christian books

    Fides.org: The militia of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the faction that in several regions of Syria monopolized the armed insurrection against the regime in Damascus in recent days have organized a book burning of Bibles and Christian books in front of the Greek – Catholic church of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Raqqa, the Syrian city which has been for months under the control of anti-Assad militias.


  • Posted: 10/28/2013
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.fides.org

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Egypt’s Constitution Drafting Committee Remains Split Over Language On Country’s Religious Identity

The U.S. needs a new strategy in addressing China’s human rights

Traumatized Survivors of Wedding Attack in Egypt Look to God

Sexual Radicalism: Imperial Project, Global Goliath

Syrian Troops Retake Christian Town From Jihadis

Egyptian extremists aim at civil war, not just at Christians, priest says

Most Britons want full face veils banned in all public places

“Bid to stop gay adoption in N. Ireland at Supreme Court rejected”

Debunking the Myth of Overpopulation

UK: Magistrates reject proposal to end Bible oath in court

UK: “PM dodges gay awards over same-sex marriage ‘uproar’”

Police, Islamic Extremists in Pakistan Hunt for Christian Accused of ‘Blasphemy’

Support for Saudi women drivers spooks the government

Latin America leading the way on promoting food as a human right

Iran Announces 34 New Nuke Sites

Uzbekistan: Baptist camp ordered seized, Protestant pressured to inform

    Forum 18: Thirteen years after Uzbekistan’s Baptist Union bought a property near the capital Tashkent to use as a summer camp venue, a Tashkent court has ordered the site’s confiscation, according to court documents seen by Forum 18 News Service. The camp is currently still in the hands of the Baptist Union, which has lodged an appeal against the Court ruling to the General Prosecutor’s Office, Baptists told Forum 18 from Tashkent.


  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.forum18.org

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Russia: Muslims “fed up” with “not being allowed to read these texts”

Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Rally In Egypt

Iran gives Christians 80 lashes for communion wine as UN blasts human rights record

Settlement offered in Saskatoon prayer case

Muslims in Pakistan Arrested on Forcible Conversion Charges

Mexico Bans Slot Machines, Limits Casino Licenses

Catholic schools: Ontario court weighs religion exemption

House of Lords discusses persecution of Christian’s outside of Britain and the challenges faced by Christian asylum seekers to the UK.

Saudi Arabia warns it will use force if campaigners protest against female driving ban

Western media ignores killing of Christians

Attackers set Russian Muslim prayer house on fire

New Shariah Penal Code Coming Into Effect In Brunei

Two Pastors Killed in Kenya’s Coastal Area

China is getting better at influencing media outside China

    QZ.com: China doesn’t just exert heavy control over state media; its influence over media outlets outside China is expanding, according to a new report by Freedom House . . . Perhaps most remarkable is that the traditionally critical Chinese-language press outside the mainland are starting to fall in line. The report notes that in Hong Kong, influential newspapers like the Ming Pao Daily, Sing Tao Daily and Sing Pao are now controlled by tycoons with core business interests on the mainland and who have close ties to officials.


  • Posted: 10/22/2013
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: qz.com

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West criticizes, China defends human rights record at U.N.

Syrian Rebels Battle Army In Christian Town

Clarke Forsythe’s New Chronicle of Roe v. Wade

India: Sunday prayers disrupted in Tumkur, Belgaum

Putin says foreign foes use radical Islam to weaken Russia

Calif. Pastor To Be Sent Home After Iran Protest