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We are a coalition of over 250 global civil society groups representing Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Chinese, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese, and other affected and concerned communities. We are writing to you with serious concerns about reports that you have accepted an invitation to attend the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games.
Iranian-speaking churches in the diaspora have added their voice to the call for Persian-speaking Christians to be given a place to worship.
Christian convert Hadi (Moslem) Rahimi has begun serving his four-year prison sentence for “acting against national security” by attending a house-church and “spreading ‘Zionist’ Christianity”.
The International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) published its audit statement of Open Doors International’s World Watch List (WWL) 2022, which was presented on January 19, 2022. Since 2014, a team of researchers and experts from the IIRF systematically review the data gathering, evaluation and scoring process that leads to the annual list of top 50 countries where it is most difficult for Christians to live due to various forms of discrimination and persecution.
What is the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan extremist political party?
One Sunday in October, Pastor Somu Avaradhi got a shock when he entered his church in Hubballi city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
The Chief Minister said that the anti-conversion Bill would be introduced as the conversion is a threat to society
The State Department’s removal of Nigeria from the designation of ‘Country of Particular Concern’ (CPC) in terms of religious freedoms
Dear Secretary Blinken, We, the individuals and groups listed below, are all involved in supporting Nigerian Christians who are persecuted for their faith. Some of us are also members of the CAN Nigeria Justice Project which is supporting the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in its endeavour to secure justice for Christian victims of international crimes at the International Criminal Court.
Child adoption without taking account of the mother’s wishes breached her human rights, the European Court says in the case Abdi Ibrahim v. Norway (application no. 15379/16)
On 7 December, the 15 members of the United Nations Human Rights Committee (CCPR) unanimously condemned Kyrgyzstan for violating Jehovah’s Witnesses’ fundamental right to practice and manifest their religion.
Lyudmila Fylypovych: Despite the declared equality, the state is inattentive to the needs of religious minorities
Nadeem Samson has been in prison since 2017. A new hearing on his possible release is scheduled for tomorrow. The Christian’s accusers fabricated a fake Facebook profile to bring charges against him.
Human Rights Without Frontiers urges the Russian authorities to release Muslim prisoners belonging to the peaceful movement of Tablighi Jamaat and to put an end to the ban on this non-violent movement.
The Brussels-based NGO Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) urged the interlocutors of FM Qureshi in Brussels to raise the Ahmadi issue with him and to ask for the release of 13 Ahmadi prisoners accused of blasphemy
On the eve of the Summit for Democracy, international scholars and experts call on the Taiwanese government to resolve the Tai Ji Men case as soon as possible, implement transitional justice, and protect freedom of religion or belief.
Six-month prison sentence for ‘unauthorized donations’ suspended
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) awarded the head of the Karelian Youth Human Rights Group, Maksim Efimov 10,000 euros as compensation for moral damage. In 2012, the blogger was accused of inciting religious enmity and humiliating the dignity of representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC)/ Moscow Patriarchate for the post "Karelia vs. Pops". He had been added to the Russian “list of terrorists and extremists.”
A court in Nepal has sentenced a pastor to two years in prison under the country’s harsh anti-conversion law for merely saying that prayers can heal COVID-19, according to reports.
Omon troops break up conference of Protestant Churches in Ramenskoe and arrest up to 200 participants
Unexpectedly, on December 2 the Pervomayskiy District Court of the City of Bishkek rejected the prosecutor’s application, based on Russian precedents.
Burkina Faso: Verbranntes Dorf
Äthiopien: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Nordkorea: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Indien: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Berg-Karabach: Aserbaidschan hindert Armenier am Besuch des Dadivank-Klosters
Deutschland: Erste muslimische Kita bleibt geschlossen
Oberverwaltungsgericht: Widerruf der Betriebserlaubnis ist rechtmäßig
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Dialog mit muslimischen Führern verbessert die Lage der Christen
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WEA Secretary General Visits Seychelles, Meets with Country’s President and Leadership of National Evangelical Alliance
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WEA-Generalsekretär besucht die Seychellen und trifft sich mit dem Präsidenten des Landes sowie der Leitung der Nationalen Evangelischen Allianz
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Generalsekretär der Weltweiten Evangelischen Allianz fordert Rangliste für Religionsfreiheit
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Ein neues Buch über theologische Ausbildung durch Weiterbildung (TEE) beweist die Effektivität und Anpassungsfähigkeit des Modells an die Ausbildungsbedürfnisse der heutigen globalen Kirche
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New Book on Theological Education by Extension (TEE) Proves the Model’s Effectiveness and Adaptability to Meet the Training Needs of Today’s Global Church