‘He Died a True Christian’: Syrian Woman Tells Story of Son Who Died Refusing to Deny Faith in Christ

‘He Died a True Christian’: Syrian Woman Tells Story of Son Who Died Refusing to Deny Faith in Christ

A Syrian woman recently shared the heartwrenching story of the death of her 18-year-old son, who was shot and killed by ISIS-aligned militants after he refused to deny his faith in Christ. Alice Assaf of Adra al-Ummaliya near Damascus told her story to Dr. Yvette Elbayadi Isaac of the American human rights group Roads of […]

Islamic Extremists Kill 12 in Kenya

Islamic Extremists Kill 12 in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists targeted Christians in the shooting deaths of 12 non-local Kenyans at a guest-house in Kenya’s northeastern town of Mandera early this morning, sources said. Somali Al Shabaab rebels took responsibility for the pre-dawn attack on the guest-house, where a Kenyan theatre troupe from outside the area was staying, […]

‘They’re Censoring the Christian Voice’: Pakistan Shuts Down Christian Stations in Urdu

‘They’re Censoring the Christian Voice’: Pakistan Shuts Down Christian Stations in Urdu

Pakistan (Mission Network News) — Pakistan, already in the spotlight for religious freedom violations, now faces accusations of outright censorship. In an order issued three weeks ago, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), which regulates television broadcasts in Pakistan, shut down Christian stations broadcasting in Urdu. Bruce Allen, of Forgotten Missionaries International, described the […]

Vietnamese Government Urged to Revise Draft Law on Religion

Vietnamese Government Urged to Revise Draft Law on Religion

(Christian Solidarity Nationwide) — Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), together with over 50 civil society organizations and Vietnamese religious groups, calls upon the Vietnamese government to further revise its draft Law on Belief and Religion, to conform with Vietnam’s obligations under international human rights law. This is Vietnam’s first law on religion and belief, and the current draft […]