LifeNews: During a House Judiciary Committee Hearing discussing the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HR 1797) held on May 23, 2013, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) courageously displayed photos released by Operation Rescue depicting one aborted baby that was apparently killed after birth at a Houston, Texas, abortion clinic operated by Douglas Karpen.
Forum 18: Sharofat Allamova, a Protestant from Urgench in north-western Uzbekistan, has been given one and half years of corrective labour, after being convicted under criminal charges brought for the “illegal production, storage, import or distribution of religious literature”
Forum 18: Hundreds of religious communities across Russia are among non-governmental organisations (NGOs) inspected by officials, Forum 18 News Service has found. Check-ups ranged from a simple telephone request for documents to multiple, extensive searches. It “wasn’t simply the initiative of the Prosecutor”, Moscow-based lawyer Konstantin Andreyev told Forum 18. “There’s a political subtext.”