Tag: Islam

A Kenyan woman was assaulted by her husband for leaving Islam for Christ

Buliro miscarried her thirteen-week-old baby as a result of the attack, Morning Star News reports. 

French teachers practice self-censorship to avoid incidents with Muslims

Last year, a school teacher named Samuel Paty was beheaded by a young radical Muslim.

France denies asylum to Iranians sentenced to death for Christian conversion

According to Iranian justice any Muslim who leaves Islam to convert to any other religion will be arrested.

UNESCO reacts to the conversion of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia used to operate as a museum and any changes to that status is understood to negatively impact its UNESCO standing.

Child marriage of kidnapped Christian girl to Muslim man nullified in Pakistan

The Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act makes it illegal in Pakistan’s Sindh Province to marry children younger than eighteen.

Faith tourism does not guarantee religious freedom in Egypt

Persecution of Christians in Sinai was so intense that most have been displaced from their homes.

Petition against forcing girls to wear the hijab circulates in Egyptian school

There is no official state requirement in Egypt forcing women to wear the hijab, but there is substantial pressure.

Religion is a central factor in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths and thousands displaced.

"In 2050, every fifth European will be a Muslim," says Hungarian PM Viktor Orban

Orban praised "the attitude of Central and Eastern Europe" - a region that consistently goes it's own way."

An education curriculum promotes religious persecution in Qatar

The curriculum does not include material relating to the persecution of Christians. Instead, Christians are depicted as infidels.