Tag: Discrimination against Christians

New York Mayor threatens to "permanently" close churches and synagogues

Bill de Blasio's threats represent a serious attack on freedom of religion.

Anti-Christian violence is on the rise in India

In 2018, the Commission for Religious Freedom recorded 325 incidents: their number therefore increased by 12.6% in 2019.

Gabon: a nun murdered in Libreville

Sister Lydie Oyane, a highly respected member of the community, was allegedly beaten and brutalised before her death.

Indonesia: local Muslims demand Ampana church to be demolished

Local government tries to mediate in the dispute by asking residents to promote unity between citizens and religious communities.

French Evangelists accused of spreading Covid-19

The organisers of the Mulhouse evangelist gathering actually respected the safety measures imposed by the French government.

India: Animists threaten to kill pastor's daughter who refused to deny Christ

Animists entered the pastor's property and told the Christians they would be expelled unless they abandoned their faith.

France: arson of church doors in Sète

As in many other churches, the celebration of Masses has been temporarily interrupted in the context of the coronavirus epidemic.

Al-Shabaab Islamist seek to banish Christians from Northeastern Kenya

Attacks by terrorists targeting Christians in Northeastern Kenya have been intensifying in the last few years.

Tajikistan: hefty fines for Bible translations

The Tajik language is spoken by almost 85% of the population of Tajikistan.

Ethiopia: radical Muslims attack Christians and burn down a church

Twenty-three Christians with seven children fled to the neighboring neighborhood, where they are accommodated at the local church.