Persecution



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  • August 30, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Human rights group calls out Nigeria

    NigeriaNorthern Nigeria is being called to task since multiple churches have suffered vandalism at the hands of radical Muslims after a Christian university student was nearly beaten to death by a mob of Muslim students accusing him of blasphemy.

  • August 29, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    ACLJ fighting for jailed Pakistani woman

    crescent and starChristian attorneys working closely on the Asia Bibi case are hopeful the Pakistani mother will soon be rescued from the death penalty for alleged blasphemy. 

  • August 29, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    UN called out for ignoring ISIS genocide of Christians

    ISIS beheadingsA Christian legal group is calling out a United Nations (UN) office that specializes in addressing persecution, urging it to stop ignoring the Islamic State terrorist group’s ongoing genocide against Christians.

  • August 28, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Religious 'hate material' fills Pakistani kids' textbooks

    Kirkuk child bomberPakistan’s National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) published a report announcing that the Islamic nation’s government has broken its promise to purge the religious “hate material” from school textbooks, which are plagued with rhetoric used to incite children with rage toward non-Muslims.

  • August 26, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Higher court could help Pakistani Christian

    hands on prison barsThe Christian mother sentenced to death for allegedly committing blasphemy should know in several weeks whether she will avoid execution in Pakistan.  

  • August 17, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    New video surfaces showing kidnapped Chibok girls

    Boko Haram in NigeriaFollowing the weekend release of a Boko Haram video showing some of the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped more than two years ago, a former congressman and human rights advocate is calling on the Obama administration to do more to rescue the girls.

  • August 14, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Last Christians not fleeing Iraq amidst ISIS threat

    no crossAfter Islamic State militants forced them to flee from their homes two years ago, Iraqi Christians now living in refugee camps are still committed to stay in their war-torn country and help rebuild it, despite the terrorist group’s remaining threat.

  • August 02, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Imprisonment of Christian pastors unabated in Iran

    Iran map 620x300The Iranian government's most recent arrests of Christian pastors show there's still little progress in slowing down the persecution of Christians in that country.

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