Persecution (2011)

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  • December 30, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Human rights violations continue in Sudan

    Sudan, a nation weary from war, continues to experience violence that targets Christians and certain ethnic and political groups.
  • December 30, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Another Christmas brings persecution for Nigerians

    With the attacks on Nigerian Christians on Christmas, the USCIRF is urging the U.S. to take action in curbing the spread of extremist ideology in 2012.
  • December 29, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Prayer crucial in foreign intervention's absence

    Though a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death remains behind bars, she was recently allowed a visit with her family.
  • December 22, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    No safe haven for believers in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi officials are cracking down on Christians again, and a spokesman for an international human rights organization says Ethiopians are the target this time.
  • December 21, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Arab Spring brings persecution to Christians

    One year after the start of "Arab Spring," Christians in those countries find themselves in a difficult position as they face intolerance and persecution.
  • December 16, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    USCIRF should expect turnover

    The House of Representatives has concurred with the Senate to extend the life of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom for three years.
  • December 15, 2011 Staff

    Hillary defends religious liberty

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says hateful anti-religious speech should be denounced, but not outlawed as it is in nations that make blasphemy or conversion to another religion a crime.
  • December 12, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Investigation urged in church attack

    Ethiopia's national government is being asked to investigate an attack on a church.
  • December 12, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Another Iranian pastor persecuted, imprisoned

    Present Truth Ministries is calling for prayer for another Iranian pastor who is in trouble.
  • December 09, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Religious persecution on the rise in Syria

    As Syria continues to be embroiled in violence challenging the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, Christians are being attacked.
  • December 06, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Report: Chinese pro-lifer still alive

    International pressure on China continues on behalf of Chen Guangcheng, an imprisoned, blind attorney and human rights activist.
  • November 30, 2011
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Candidate pledge: Protect religious freedom

    An advocacy group for the persecuted church is urging the 2012 presidential candidates to sign a pledge protecting religious freedom.