Zhejiang, Hong Kong journalist arrested for investigating cross demolition

The Middle East’s vanishing Christians

Second ‘gender-abortion’ doctor to appear before Crown Court

Dutch euthanasia clinic has knuckles rapped over tinnitus death

Marriage referendum

France wants to make Google and Facebook accountable for hate speech

Colorado teen who tried to join ISIS gets 4-year sentence

Sunni officials in Iraq say Shi’ite militias executed 70 civilians

Parents of twins explain why they refused to abort

Young and old at risk from ‘naïve’ assisted suicide plans

Christian school facing closure defended by unlikely supporter

Religious liberty and persecution: a global perspective

Association formed in Jamaica to protect religious freedom

Protection of religious freedom in Australia

Pope Francis says ‘ecumenism of blood’ is uniting Christians

In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

India’s Christians rise up against Hindu extremist persecution

In first-ever speech to Duma, Russian patriarch calls for total abortion ban

Nigerian gvmt plans to ban porn websites: official

China official calls for reduced birth rates in Xinjiang

China ups campaign against practices around superstitious beliefs

Burma: Religious Conversion Bill is major setback for religious freedom, human rights’

Bishops suspend all Catholic masses in Niger as Charlie Hebdo protests continue

Boko Haram emerges as brutal Islamic State of Africa

Govt ‘sorry’ over Christian group conference ban

Christian school: Parents appalled by Ofsted report

In Mosul, Islamic State turns captured city into fortress

Pope to families: Learn to talk to one another again

Russian Orthodox patriarch wants to cut ‘horrifyingly high’ abortion rates

Jews, Muslims, Christians tackle religious violence at Davos

Saudi Arabia postpones flogging of Raif Badawi again

Flogging of Saudi blogger delayed again on medical grounds

Named Person legal challenge dismissed – appeal considered

Christians in Africa fleeing death, need help

Team GB mum: ‘Doctors told me to abort but I won’t’

Ten-year-olds being given contraceptive implant

Obama meets with wife of American pastor imprisoned in Iran

Pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia to end flogging

Religious freedom advocates offer to take lashes for imprisoned Saudi blogger

The great wall of Saudi Arabia: Royal family constructing 600-mile barrier on Iraqi border to keep ISIS militants out

Saudi Arabia beheadings in stark contrast with fight against IS

ISIS kills 13 teens over TV soccer game for allegedly violating Sharia law

Evangelicals face raps for ‘offending religious feelings’

CU talks to be vetted under new ‘anti-terrorism’ Bill

Same-sex marriage – Comparing the U.S. and Australia

‘Prepare for designer babies’ – leading scientists warn the UK

Ofsted tells best performing school ‘You’re the worst’

Scores of churches destroyed by Charlie Hebdo protests in Niger

Regina residents celebrate World Religion Day with prayers for peace

Christian nurse suspended for praying for sick Muslim co-worker in UK; Rejects ‘religious nutcase’ treatment with suit against health agency

Christian shot to death outside church in Kenya

Concerns growing as Canadian Supreme Court set to rule on assisted suicide

Freedom on decline in China: report

Same-sex marriage is ‘ideological colonization,’ says Vatican spokesman

Churches burned down over anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstration in Niger

Midwives, second-class: Terminating religious freedom in the UK

GM babies rules ‘legally flawed’, warns senior lawyer

Disabled lives ‘undervalued’ by Scots assisted suicide plans

Baby given 0% chance of survival now seven years old

The right to die in Belgium: An inside look at the world’s most liberal euthanasia law

Charlie Hebdo, intolerance, and the problem of double standards

‘Don’t curb free speech in the name of tolerance’

America, Europe and Islam: Pleasures and perils of name-calling

Kerry urged to speak out against religious persecution in Pakistan

MSPs told assisted suicide plans ‘threaten palliative care’

Activist: Christian bakery legal case should be dropped

Dozens more churches gain charitable status

More governments using internet to enforce blasphemy laws

Malaysia rights lawyer arrested after saying State agency spreads extremism

The changing shape of Boko Haram

Nigerian church leader tells international community: ‘Do not forget that we are here’