Tag: Freedom of Religion

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.

Persecution increasing in Sri Lanka, according to UN expert's recent report

Persecution increasing in Sri Lanka, says Christian group BPCA backs UN expert's recent report on violations of religious freedom.

Islamist who criticized Asia Bibi reports "blasphemers" to Morrocan authorities

Sihamedi is a salafist who has recently become famous for criticizing Macron's meeting with Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi.

Pope Francis: the persecution of Christians is "the fury of the devil"

Pope Francis mentioned Pakistani Christian refugee Asia Bibi to illustrate the cruelty of the persecutors of Christian.

Tajikistan: hefty fines for Bible translations

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

Mauritania: Seven Christians charged for "insults to Islam"

Mauritania is an Islamic republic where slavery is still practiced even if officially condemned by the authorities.

Former prisoner advocates for new church in Pakistani jail

Aslam Pervaviz Sahotra was one of the fourty two people released and acquitted from the same prison on January 29, 2020.

Finnish MP is in focus of investigation for expressing Christian view

Paivi Rasanen is the author of a booklet promoting the Christian concept of relationship between men an women.

UN report on gender equality attacks religious freedom, says Vatican official

“The report is an attack on freedom of religion or belief as well as freedom of conscience,” said Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic.