Tag: Afghanistan

Some facts about the situation of Christians in Afganistan

Even before the takeover of the Taliban, Christians were at-risk in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan is at the dawn of the persecution of Christians

Release International is warning that the number of persecuted Christians across Afghanistan will increase.

Afghan Christians call for prayer as international forces prepare for withdrawal

Open Doors ranks Afghanistan second on its World Watch List of countries where it is the most difficult to be a Christian.

Afghanistan criticised for inaction on protecting human rights defenders

Amnesty reports that eleven human rights defenders and media workers were killed in targeted attacks between September and January

IS claimed responsibility for the killing of three journalists in Afghanistan

The journalists were young women between the age of eighteen and twenty, and all of them worked for local broadcaster Enikass TV.

Over three hundred million Christians suffer from persecution worldwide

Current data cover the period from the 1st of October 2019 to the 30th of September 2020

The only Catholic church in Afghanistan closes for the Covid-19 emergency

The only Catholic church in Afghanistan has suspended celebrations to respond to the containment measures of the coronavirus.