Tag: Islam

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."

Iranian Christian converts interrogated and imprisoned

In many Muslim countries, converting to Christianity is a risky move and can be severely punished.

A Muslim sheikh was poisoned shortly after converting to Christianity in Kenya

After he declined to observe the Islamic rituals of Ramadan, his wife noticed him praying in the name of Christ.

Hagia Sophia cathedral hosts first Muslim prayers in 88 years

Hagia Sophia used to be one of the main Christian cathedrals.

Libyan Church seeks to appeal court eviction notice

For 51 years, the Union Church and three other Protestant multi-national churches have utilized the building for worship gathering

Coptic Christian stabbed while attempting to save son from Muslim neighbour

Locals knew of the perpetrator as one who insulted and mistreated Christians.

Niger attempts peace talks with Jihadist groups after attakcs

Terrorist groups linked to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State frequently carry out violent attacks in that region.

Indonesian Pastor targeted for his remarks regarding the Quran

Pastor Abraham was sentenced to four years for religious defamation and a fine equivalent to USD $3,565 in May 2018.

A Muslim preacher calls the Bible "fiction" and faces 5 months in jail

Under the same blasphemy law, a Christian YouTuber converted from Islam faces up to ten years in prison.

Church leaders arrested in South Sudan

In August 2021, two nuns were shot dead in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule highway.