Category Archives: Global

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 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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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

African States Not Quitting ICC, Just Undermining From Within

British MP to introduce bill to ban ‘gay cure’ therapists

British Tribunal Requires Conscience Exemption From Online VAT Filing

Vatican Halts Remarriage Debate Before It Starts

Girl smuggled into Britain to have her ‘organs harvested’

Local Australian Parliament Votes to Redefine Marriage

California Pastor Detained In Iran After Protest

European Parliament Rejects Bill Declaring Abortion a Fundamental Human Right

Two Huge Court Victories Thwart Legalization of Euthanasia in Canada | Peter J. Saunders

UK: Christian woman to sue for right not to work on Sundays

ACT prepares to debate marriage redefinition

Canada: 5 ways to resolve Marc Nadon’s Supreme Court legal tangle

Bishop rues West’s view of Arab Spring, distinguishes jihadists, moderate Muslims

USCIRF Urges President To Raise Religious Freedom Issues With Pakistan Prime Minister

Muslim Russia?

Neglected Elderly Australian Endures Brutal End

Egypt’s Christians Stunned After Church Shooting

Deadly Attack On Copts In Egypt Draws Condemnation

It’s no laughing matter: Britain has become a nation of religious illiterates ‘who are baffled by Biblical references in Monty Python film The Life of Brian’

Exclusive: Mexican archbishop defends school that refused admission to child with ‘two fathers’

“Legal action over gay ads on London buses”

U.S. Ambassador-At-Large For International Religious Freedom Resigns

Armenia: “Imprisoned conscientious objectors should be immediately and unconditionally released”

Belarus: Why is Catholic priest still detained by KGB secret police?

Saudi Arabia Rejects Seat On UN Security Council

Quebec gvmt may remove crucifix from National Assembly: report

Tasmanian euthanasia and assisted suicide bill narrowly defeated

EU: While 1.3 Million Sign The Pro-life Petition, Radical Pro-abortion-politicians Don’t Want To Learn The Lesson.

“Ex-Gay Christian Counsellor hounded out by psychotherapist association”

Scotland: School allows boy to dress as a girl – against mum’s wishes

Report: militant Hindu youth hound Christians in Indian village

Officials in Nigeria Portray Slaughter of Christian Family as Result of ‘Cattle Theft’

Revealed: India is home to nearly half of world’s 30 million modern-day slaves

Why China Wants to Dump the Dollar

    Chriss W. Street at Breitbart: Having benefited for twenty years from their under-valued currency, importing manufacturing jobs, and exporting lower priced products, China’s comparative advantage is being destroyed by America’s oil and natural gas fracking boom. The Chinese communist authorities are terrified their loss of competitiveness will cause unemployment and the social consequences that flow from it. But with the terms of trade now substantially against China, convincing the world to dump the U.S. dollar as reserve currency and switch to the Chinese “renminbi” is their best hope to try to save tens of millions of manufacturing jobs.

  • Posted: 10/17/2013
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  • Category: Global: Miscellaneous
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French High Court Upholds Scientology Fraud Convictions

Dutch Court Rules Scientology Tax-exempt

“Scots gay marriage Bill may be scuppered by IT blunder”

N. Ireland: Revised abortion guidelines to go before Stormont executive

Newspaper faces backlash over reader’s ‘homosexual sinners’ letter

Britain’s Underage Muslim Marriage Epidemic

“Transgender woman fights for her marriage and gender identity in European Court”

Pregnant Women Go Undercover in India to Expose Sex-Selection Abortions

Ireland: Politician Told Not to Help With Communion After Voting for Abortion Bill

‘Re-educate’ doctors to promote abortion and contraception: EU report to face vote next week

Libya asks some religious to leave country; prelate deplores situation

Ecuador’s president threatens to resign if abortion bill passes

Leading Malaysian prelate: ‘Allah’ will continue to be used in Bible, liturgies

Muslim Brotherhood’s Cohesion Is Also Its Pitfall

Police in India Rebuke, Threaten Pastor for Reporting Vicious Beating

Egypt: Relations With United States In ‘turmoil’

The Uncaged Christian Lawyer: Debating a Christian Law School in Canada

UK: Proportion of babies born in wedlock falls to new low of just 53 per cent

Historic Graves Smashed as Christian Cemetery in Israel Vandalized, Jewish ‘Extremists’ Questioned

Pro-euthanasia group will appeal assisted suicide ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

Report: 5 million babies born thanks to assisted reproductive technologies

Christians joining forces with Syrian Army as jihadists threaten

Poland: Muslim Ceremony Disturbed By Pro-animals Group

Sweden Elects Its First Female Archbishop

European countries join effort to demand Iran free jailed pastor

EU: Pro-life-petition Gains In Support, And The Abortion Industry Panics

13 detained on Temple Mount for Jewish prayer, singing Hatikva

Baby girl targeted for gendercide is … a boy!

Australian Labor picks out lesbian to lead party in the Senate