Persecution



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  • April 27, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Hope for jailed Christians: A fair investigation

    religious persecution 620x300A watchdog group says a blackmail scandal involving a prosecutor in Pakistan reveals a glimpse of the discrimination and injustice facing Christians in the predominately Muslim country.

  • April 26, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Most persecuted Christians: Evangelicals, Pentecostals

    hands on prison barsA newly released study reveals that evangelicals and Pentecostals are persecuted more than any other Christians on the face of the planet – a fact that is mainly credited to their passion to evangelize … even in regions that are hostile to Christianity.

  • April 24, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Sudan churches face bulldozing threat

    Sudan church serviceA persecution watchdog group is launching a new campaign to stop dozens of church demolitions in Sudan.

  • April 20, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Missionary takes Russian arrest to European court

    Bible study groupAn American Baptist missionary who claims his religious freedom was violated in Russia has taken his case to the European Court of Human rights.

  • April 14, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    From Capitol Hill: Pushback against Pakistan

    U.S. Capitol 1Two American lawmakers from opposite sides of the political aisle are calling on Pakistan to end the unjust imprisonment of a Pakistani Christian woman and to reform laws that have led to the targeting of religious minorities.

  • April 14, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Restrictions, hostilities vs. Christians up 6%

    WorldWatchList2017A recent study revealed that for the first time in three years, government restrictions on religion and hostilities against religious groups has surged globally.

  • April 12, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Egypt shrugs after more Christians are slaughtered

    Egypt church bombing (April '17)Egyptian authorities have failed to improve security after two Palm Sunday bombings killed more than 40 churchgoers, according to a human rights organization.

  • April 10, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    ISIS kills dozens of Egyptian Christians on Palm Sunday

    Coptic Christian church in EgyptISIS detonated two lethal bomb blasts targeting Christians who were celebrating Palm Sunday at Coptic churches in Egypt, killing at least 45 worshipers and wounding some 126 more.

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