Vietnam crushes human rights advocate for her activism
Vietnamese activist and journalist Pham Doan Trang has been sentenced to nine years in prison. She was convicted of anti-State propaganda under Article 88 of the Criminal Code at a one-day trial on 14 December.
Russian court acquits a Jehovah's Witness on extremism charges
On 22 November, a court in Vladivostok issued the first acquittal of a Jehovah's Witness on extremism charges since the Supreme Court ordered the liquidation of all Jehovah's Witness organisations as extremist and prohibited their activities in 2017.
Opposing Mandated Vaccines
A variety of Members of the European Parliament are saying what Canadian leaders should be saying - see esp the message by Christine Anderson beginning at 3:30. (YouTube video)
Upcoming Online Events
There are a number of upcoming global events talking about China and the upcoming Olympics, Christian persecution as well as leadership and human rights around the world that you can virtually attend.
The Guaridan. Photograph: Republic Of Korea Air Force/EPA
Afghanistan - Exit with Honor
A new initiative has been launched out of the US to put pressure on world leaders to do better with regards to the current crisis in Afghanistan. Take a look first at this video and then follow up to the website and petition
Texas Judge's Sends Muslim Woman's Divorce to Sharia Tribunal
Islamic Law Analyst Says Texas Judge's Ruling Sending Muslim Woman's Divorce to Sharia Tribunal Sets Shocking Precedent
The role of faith in governance in Canada
New Canadian parliamentary caucus looks at religion’s role in society
An American Univeristy crosses the line on religious freedom of students
University of Iowa found guilty of religious discrimination. The crime: forcing student groups to accept University appointed leaders for their group. Groups argued that UI targeted them for requiring student leaders to sign a statement of faith.
Edinburgh Council pays damages for cancelling religious speaker
Edinburgh Council has apologised and paid £25,000 in damages to Destiny Ministries after cancelling its three-day conference due to the religious beliefs of a guest speaker.
Genocide in Nigeria
Nigerian Christians find it increasingly difficult as the number of those martyred continue to rise
Family of detained pastor evicted from their home
Family forced out of home after their husband and father is arrested for standing up for freedom in Cuba.
Interfaith marriage: Survey says most Indians oppose it
Most Indians see themselves and their country as religiously tolerant but are against interfaith marriage, a survey from Pew Research Center has found.
Chinese Pastors Ordered to Preach on President's Speech
President Xi Jinping continues his attempts to hijack the faith of Chinese Christians and pastors
Setting Christian churches on fire in Canada condemned by leaders
Isn’t the most basic right the freedom to believe and to celebrate your beliefs. Why are these hate motivated acts of terrorism being taken seriously by leaders across Canada? Hugh double standard on the issues of religious freedom
US Congresswoman runs afoul of Twitter and is suspended
Ms Greene, a Republican congresswoman, has been an outspoken critic of vaccines and the use of masks. Last month she apologised for likening coronavirus mask rules to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany.
Christian organisations in Europe blacklisted as anti-gender religious extremists by MPs
Bizarre rhetoric around prolife issues expose the paranoid misrepresentations of EU prochoice MPs. I guess the notion is if you call someone something that means they must be that very thing. Extremely dangerous when those who do it are in power.
Controversial “anti-rights black list” in Argentina includes pastors, churches and evangelicals
Incredibly dangerous moves by Planned Parenthood to try to isolate and violate the rights of many groups in Argentina.
China shuts down Bible App and Christian WeChat
The Chinese government continues harassment of Christians by further interfering with their ability to access Christian material and websites, even as state sponsored churches crank up their indoctrination using President Xi’ promotional propaganda
International Religious Freedom Summit July 2021
The International Religious Freedom Summit is July 13-15 in Washington D.C. and it will also be available online.
Demonstrations and killed in the 'Global Myanmar Spring Revolution’
Myanmar’s attack on freedom continues with the government targeting various minority faith communities and crushing dissidents in its attempts to divide and conquer.
US Senator Tim Scott responds after racial slur trends on Twitter for hours
How is that those who are highly passionate about an issue become the perpetrators of it – in their response to Senator Scott those supposedly most concerned about racism show themselves to be viciously racist themselves.
Biden Administration reverses restrictions on using fetal tissue from abortions in research
Once again it is legal within the US to experiment with aborted fetal tissue and organs, a practice that had been stopped in 2019.
How killer on drugs escaped French trial for anti-Semitic murder
Judges ruled that Kobili Traoré had been undergoing a "psychotic episode" at the time of the attack on his 65 year old neighbour and that his "discernment" had been "abolished". This is spite of a long history by the defendant of antisemitic behavior
Christian MP in Finland Supporting Biblical Marriage and Sexualtiy Charged with Hate Crimes
This isn’t hate speech, its opinion….. and it cant be criminalized in a society that allow free speech. This is intimidation at its finest. This should be covered by mainstream media but will not be.
French public TV cancels Joan of Arc film over conservative journalist’s involvement
A local director of the network saw the woman's name among the credits of the production, he decided to stop the project because she writes for a conservative weekly magazine,