Uzbekistan Woman Sentenced to ‘Corrective Labor’ for Illegally Possessing Bible

Uzbekistan Woman Sentenced to ‘Corrective Labor’ for Illegally Possessing Bible

Sharofat Allamova, a Protestant from north-western Khorezm Region, has been given one and half years of corrective labor after being convicted under criminal charges of the “illegal production, storage, import or distribution of religious literature.” Fines have also been imposed on people for meeting in a private home and having Christian literature, as well as […]

U.S. Department of State Releases Grim Outlook for Global Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State Releases Grim Outlook for Global Religious Freedom

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of State released the 2012 International Religious Freedom Report on Monday, which summarizes the most concerning instances of religious oppression around the globe. The 23-page document is the 14th annual report of its kind, and is a fulfillment of the October 1998 International Religious Freedom Act. While the report touches […]

Federal Court Denies Asylum to Christian Homeschooling Family, Sides With Obama Administration

Federal Court Denies Asylum to Christian Homeschooling Family, Sides With Obama Administration

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied asylum to a Christian family that came to America to homeschool their children. As previously reported, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike fled to the United States in 2008 after German authorities demanded that they stop homeschooling their six children. Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 under […]

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State John Kerry to Protect Persecuted Family of Chinese Activist

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State John Kerry to Protect Persecuted Family of Chinese Activist

Washington, D.C. — Eight members of Congress are calling upon Secretary of State John Kerry to take action on behalf of the persecuted family of a blind Chinese activist who has taken refuge in America. In April 2012, Chen Guangcheng fled to the U.S. embassy in Beijing after being placed on house arrest years prior […]

American Pastor Returned to General Iranian Prison After Spending Birthday in Solitary Confinement

American Pastor Returned to General Iranian Prison After Spending Birthday in Solitary Confinement

An American pastor that is imprisoned in his homeland of Iran for planting house churches in the country a decade ago has been sent back to general prison after spending a number of days, including his birthday, in solitary confinement. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been fighting for the release […]

Muslim Nations Dominate U.S. Commission’s List of Worst Violators of Religious Freedom in World

Muslim Nations Dominate U.S. Commission’s List of Worst Violators of Religious Freedom in World

Washington, D.C. — Muslim nations dominated a new report released by a federal religious freedom commission, which outlines the worst violators of religious freedom around the globe. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom was created under the International Religious Freedom Act, and reports to the President, Secretary of State and Congress regarding the state of […]

American Pastor Imprisoned In Iran Thrown Into Solitary Confinement

American Pastor Imprisoned In Iran Thrown Into Solitary Confinement

An American pastor that is imprisoned in his homeland of Iran for planting house churches in the country a decade ago has been moved to solitary confinement, reports state. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has been fighting for the release of Saeed Abedini, states that ten prisoners, including the pastor, were […]

Christian Group Releases Video of Man Who Plotted to Kill, ‘Smear Chick-fil-A Sandwiches in Faces’

Christian Group Releases Video of Man Who Plotted to Kill, ‘Smear Chick-fil-A Sandwiches in Faces’

Washington, D.C. — A prominent Christian lobbying group has released footage of the homosexual activist who arrived at their headquarters last year with the intent to kill because of the organization’s pro-family views. As previously reported, last August, Floyd Corkins III entered the offices of Family Research Council (FRC) in Washington, D.C. with a 9 […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Praying for U.S. Following Boston Bombing

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Praying for U.S. Following Boston Bombing

An American pastor that is imprisoned in Iran on charges stemming from his work in planting house churches in the country recently told family members that he is praying for those affected by the recent bombing at the Boston Marathon. Pastor Saeed Abedini stated that he heard about the incident on the radio while incarcerated, […]

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