Tag: Afghanistan

Afghanistan designated a "restricted" country for Christians

The total population of the overwhelmingly Muslim-majority country is about 39 million.

USCIRF denounces "downward spiral" for religious freedom in Afghanistan

According to the report, “Afghans who do not adhere to the Taliban's interpretation of Islam are at risk of grave danger."

Girls sent home from school in Afghanistan

Backtracking by the Taliban means female students above the sixth grade will not be able to attend school.

Life of Afghan Christians at high risk since the Taliban takeover

"The fall of Kabul has fueled a new mood of invulnerability among other jihadist groups worldwide," Open Doors warns.

The "talibanisation" of the Sahel continues

Local governments have been completely overwhelmed by the situation and the difficulties are enormous. 

Afghanistan overtakes North Korea as worst persector of Christians worldwide

Open Doors' 2022 World Watch list reveals that 360 million Christians face persecution because of their faith across the world.

Religious freedom advocacy group unveils top 3 Christian persecutors of 2021

Nigeria, Afghanistan and North Korea have been "awarded" in this shameful list.

Afghan Christians facing higher risk of persecution with Taliban in power

The commission explains that Afghanistan has no long-established Christian denominations and traditions.