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27 June

Asia, Muslims take to the streets against a BJP minister: she offended Muhammad

Global demonstrations erupt as the Muslim community reacts to Indian Cabinet Minster’s comments on Muhammad’s marriages.

13 June

India activist Afreen Fatima says her house bulldozed ‘illegally’

Muslim activist in India – loses her home while she is gone. House is bulldozed and personal items thrown on the ground in a lost nearby.

12 April

Iraqi Christian Murdered after Sharing Her Faith on TikTok

An Iraqi woman who recently converted from Islam to Christianity was found murdered on March 7 after she posted a TikTok video about her new faith, according to a religious liberty watchdog.

10 April

Religious Liberty Tested in Finland

A very comprehensive and compelling analysis of freedom of speech issues in Finland and the EU sphere as former Minister of the government of Finland has been tried on freedom of speech issues, even after the police recommended charges be dismissed.

07 April

Evangelicalism & Brazil: The religious movement that spread through a national team

It was derby day in Belo Horizonte, but that wouldn't change anything. Joao Leite believed he had a mission assigned to him by Jesus Christ: to spread God's word among other football players.

04 April

Provinces across China work to implement internet restrictions

Governments have so much capacity to regulate that what is way over the top today is more easily applied tomorrow. And the Chinese Communist government has been aggressively marketing its repressive measures around the world.

02 April

Family Sprayed with Acid for Leaving Islam

Every person should have the right to believe, to change their belief and to live out their beliefs but it’s not that simple when some believe that they have the right to kill those of other faiths

31 March

UZBEKISTAN: Raids, searches, detentions, fines, criminal investigations

Muslims targeted with raids, house searches, detentions, arrests, administrative punishments and criminal investigations by Uzbekistan government in ongoing campaign

31 March

As civil war rages, ruling junta destroys about a hundred religious buildings

Myanmar military government continues its assault on various provinces, focusing on destroying houses of worship.

01 March

Statement on the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The International Religious Freedom of Belief Alliance is gravley concern with hostility toward the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in a range of countries.

29 January

Finland Persues Charges Against Member of Parliament for Expressing Her Faith View

Ongoing case of Finland legislator being persecuted for her faith perspectives and communication of it

17 January

Bulgaria's Discrimination of Minority Group

An opinion piece published by Emerging Europe regarding the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. Bulgaria does not recognize a Macedonian Orthodox minority in Bulgaria and discrimination has been institutionalized.

18 December

Orphanage run by Mother Teresa's sisters targeted by Hindu nationalists

India continues its repression, targeting even Mother Theresa’s work. This is a natural outcome of anti-conversion laws

16 December

KYRGYZSTAN: New restrictions in draft new Religion Law

Kyrgyzstan’s new Religion Law continues to punish religious minorities.

23 November

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.

16 September

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
29 August

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

14 August

The role of faith in governance in Canada

New Canadian parliamentary caucus looks at religion’s role in society

12 August

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.

10 August

Genocide in Nigeria

Nigerian Christians find it increasingly difficult as the number of those martyred continue to rise

27 June

For freedom: Protect those of faith in Egypt

Coptic Christians are still targeted in Egypt

23 June

Key Findings Regarding Christian Persecution in China for 2020

China’s ongoing persecution of Christians is not new news. But organizations such as ChinaAid keep us all up to date on the latest happenings. This is a summary of most recent China Aid report.

03 May

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.

Charlotte d’Ornellas
03 May

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,

30 April

Judge denies gov’t request to close Canadian church that has defied coronavirus rules

A Canadian church will for now at least not have its doors closed to its faithful after a judge denied an Ontario Attorney General’s request to shut the church doors because it has stayed open contrary to draconian health rules.

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