Persecution



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  • May 07, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Open Doors: Pray for peace in Nigeria

    Fulani militant (2)An organization that serves persecuted Christians worldwide is pleased to see President Trump call attention to the deadly attacks on Christian farmers in Nigeria.

  • May 02, 2018
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Turkey to EU: Punish 'Islamophobes' as criminals

    Turkey flagAfter calling the European Union (EU) to prosecute critics of Islam as criminals, Turkey is no longer considered a moderate Muslim nation that embraces Western influences, but one that now wants Western nations to enforce its harsh Islamic law against “infidels.”

  • May 01, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Report: Pakistani court will hear Bibi appeal

    hands on prison barsThere's a glimmer of hope in the Asia Bibi case in Pakistan, where a Christian woman is awaiting her fate.      

  • April 27, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    ICC: Protests may nudge Nigeria to save lives

    Fulani militant (2)A spokesman for a persecution watchdog group is hopeful that local protests in Nigeria will help put an end to the deadly violence perpetrated by Fulani terrorists. 

  • April 26, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Religious freedom panel releases annual report

    hands on prison barsA bipartisan U.S. government commission that monitors religious freedom around the globe has released an annual report that names the countries where freedom of religion is endangered or non-existent.

  • April 24, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Gov't more interested in denials than in defending

    Pakistani church bombing (Dec. 2017)A Christian community in Pakistan has suffered its third attack claimed by ISIS in recent months, causing persecution advocates to call on the government to intervene.

  • April 23, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Turkey delays pastor's trial, gets earful from Trump, others

    Pastor Andrew BrunsonThe U.S. government and advocates for persecuted Christians are rallying behind an American pastor who has been imprisoned in Turkey, charged with "Christianization," and faces what would amount to a life sentence.

  • April 19, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Spike in attacks in India may draw international focus

    cross broken shatteredThe increased incidence of violence against Christians in India recently may have a silver lining.

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