Scottish Human Rights Organization Calls for Pakistani President to End Misuse of Blasphemy Laws

Scottish Human Rights Organization Calls for Pakistani President to End Misuse of Blasphemy Laws

Glasgow, Scotland — A human rights organization in Scotland is calling upon Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to end what it believes is a misuse of the country’s blasphemy laws or face worldwide protests. Sheraz Khan, the chief executive of Global Minorities Alliance, recently released an open letter to the president, asking him to step in […]

Health of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Worsens as Beatings Intensify

Health of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Worsens as Beatings Intensify

An American pastor who is imprisoned in his homeland of Iran for planting house churches in the country over a decade ago reports that his health is worsening as beatings and psychological abuse intensify behind bars. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been fighting for the the pastor’s release, issued an […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Given Ultimatum to Deny Christ or Remain in Prison

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Given Ultimatum to Deny Christ or Remain in Prison

An American pastor who was sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for planting house churches in the country says that officials in Iran have given him the ultimatum to either deny Christ or remain incarcerated. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been working for the pastor’s release, reports that […]

Christians in India Wounded, Jailed, Expelled

Christians in India Wounded, Jailed, Expelled

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christians suffered serious head injuries, expulsion from home and incarceration based on false witness as Hindu extremists continued their reign of terror in India this month, sources said. In the southern state of Kerala, some 100 Hindu extremists on March 10 attacked a Brethren Assembly church service in Chirayinkeezzh village, […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Being Denied Medical Treatment: ‘Christians Are Unclean!’

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Being Denied Medical Treatment: ‘Christians Are Unclean!’

An American pastor who was sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for planting house churches in the country has reportedly sent another letter to his family detailing the suffering and abuse that he is enduring while incarcerated. Saeed Abedini’s letter, which was written on scraps of newspaper, was received this Thursday by his […]

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Makes Emotional Plea During Congressional Hearing

Wife of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Makes Emotional Plea During Congressional Hearing

Washington, D.C. — The wife of an American pastor that has been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for planting house churches in the country delivered an emotional plea for help during a Congressional hearing on Friday. “Our family needs your help,” she said tearfully. “Our family needs your support.” Negmeh Abedini told […]

Ecuadorean Preacher Fined $3,000, Banned From Politics for Calling Homosexuality ‘Immoral’

Ecuadorean Preacher Fined $3,000, Banned From Politics for Calling Homosexuality ‘Immoral’

An evangelical preacher in Ecuador who ran for president earlier this year has been sentenced after he was found guilty of violating the country’s electoral code by speaking against homosexual behavior. Nelson Zavala has been fined for more than $3,000 and banned from running for office or being involved with any political party for one […]

Congress to Hold Hearing on American Pastor Being Tortured in Iranian Prison

Congress to Hold Hearing on American Pastor Being Tortured in Iranian Prison

Washington, D.C. — A Congressional hearing that is set for this week will include testimony on an American pastor that is serving a sentence of eight years in a notoriously brutal Iranian prison. According to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. Congress has scheduled […]

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