State Department’s human rights report includes int’l religious discrimination concerns

North Korea says it will release Australian missionary

Soccer players can wear religious head coverings, FIFA rules

Loud outcry over Jerusalem’s plan to quiet mosques

Islamists demand levy from Christians in Syrian city

Croatian Parliament debates “life partnership” bill

NPR: Pro-life push has Spain debating definition of progress

Bombs target church, restaurant in Zanzibar

UK: Muslim inmate loses Gartree Prison drug test claim

India: Fate of temples bill left to Jammu and Kashmir House

Israel: Knesset passes bill distinguishing between Muslim and Christian Arabs

Indonesian university suspends controversial regulation limiting religious freedom

Israeli group tries to prevent, not outlaw abortion

Danish Jews, Muslims fight for exemption to ritual slaughter ban

Uganda president signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Couple married in UK’s first ever Scientology wedding

The High Courts in Malaysia and Unilateral Conversion of a Child to Islam by One Parent | Australian Journal of Asian Law

    This article examines the recent, groundbreaking decision of the Ipoh High Court in Perak in the case of Indira Gandhi concerning the unilateral conversion of children by one parent without the consent of the other. On 25 July 2013, Judicial Commissioner Lee Swee Seng may have started a new approach towards the issue of unilateral conversion of children by one spouse. For the first time, a Malaysian High Court quashed conversions of children to Islam by one parent and ruled that both parents must consent to the conversion of their children.


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Uganda: Museveni “seeks US advice on homosexuality”

German court rules against allowing same-sex couples to adopt

Quebec Liberals block passage of euthanasia bill

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UK Supreme Court judge Lord Wilson backs same-sex “marriage”

LA Times op-ed: “Belgium’s humane stance on dying kids”

Bolivia’s high court upholds right to life, but paves way for abortion on demand

India Supreme Court: Religion no bar for adoption

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Danish food minister: “Animal rights come before religion”

Court urged to not impose marriage redefinition in Italy | CNA

Australia: Religion out at Cranbourne South Primary School

North Korea arrests Christian missionary from Australia

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Quebec should beware of euthanasia

Nigeria’s Boko Haram targets Christian town and fishing village in latest attacks

Dozens of Christians killed in South Sudan

Tracey Rowland: What’s wrong with Belgium?

UN report: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un forced mothers to drown newborn babies

Australia: Primary school principals shut down religious education classes

Palestinian Authority to remove religion from ID cards

South Africa: Religious attire banned from Cape Town school

Ireland: Gaelscoil board must pay €750 to pupil over “religious bias”

European human rights court allows ADF to defend Italy’s marriage laws

Singapore: Health ministry proposes mandatory pre-abortion counseling

Church of England rules out blessings for same-sex “marriages”

Ugandan president to sign “Anti Homosexuality” bill; President Obama objects

Belgium passes ‘right to die’ euthanasia law for children | Christian Post

Avoid “tyrannical imposition” of Western secular moral values, says Nigerian prelate

Danish government bans kosher slaughter

What Belgium’s child euthanasia law means for America and the Constitution

Russia: Singles from countries where same-sex “marriage” legal not allowed to adopt

Spain moves to curb universal jurisdiction

US and EU explore cooperation on religious freedom

Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

Belgium to allow children to kill themselves

Meet les sentinelles, the silent watchmen against same-sex “marriage” and euthanasia

Della Wolf is British Columbia’s 1st child with 3 parents on birth certificate

North Korea rescinds invitation for U.S. envoy’s visit to discuss imprisoned missionary

Vatican diplomat testifies before Congress, denounces persecution of Middle East’s Christians | CWN

Canada: Medical residents take stand against bill banning wearing of religious symbols by gov’t employees

Spain: Bill restricting abortion advances

UK: Abortion clinics warned over gender selection

Australia: MP flags abortion bill

Belgian lawmakers clash over “child euthanasia” bill

Christian persecution, sexual assaults and mob attacks going unpunished in India, ADF testifies before House | Christian Post

Archbishop testifies on “flagrant” Christian persecution in Middle East | FOX News

Religion Freedom commission: Consider sanctions to end Christian persecution | Washington Times

Christians face increasing persecution, congressman says

Archbishop of Montreal attacks Quebec “medical aid in dying” bill

Belgium set to extend “right-to-die” law to children

Malaysia: AG’s decision on seized bibles in two weeks

Central African Republic Christian fighters criticized

UN defends report calling on Church to renounce its moral teachings on sexuality

New Zealand: School removes religious studies after complaints

The U.N. assault on the Catholic Church

Ireland: Catholic pupils to study other religions under radical new plan

Attacks on Christians in India continue to go unpunished