Parents in France Vow to Fight Planned Homeschooling Ban

Parents in France Vow to Fight Planned Homeschooling Ban

(The Connexion) — Parents who educate their children at home have vowed to fight President Macron’s plan to ban home-schooling from September 2021 unless they have a medical reason. In a speech on anti-separatism, Mr Macron said that Education Authority inspectors regularly discover children who are ‘outside the system’ and every week prefects close illegal […]

Amnesty International: Human Rights Law Is Clear That ‘Human Rights Apply After Birth, Not Before’

Amnesty International: Human Rights Law Is Clear That ‘Human Rights Apply After Birth, Not Before’

(The Christian Institute) — The unborn child has no right to life, according to Amnesty International’s updated policy. Amnesty now states human rights protections only “apply after birth, not before.” The organization, which is one of the biggest promoters of abortion in the world, continues to call for its universal decriminalization. Read the group’s abortion […]

Christian Couple to Face Trial as ‘Apostates and Evangelists’ in Muslim-Majority Somaliland

Christian Couple to Face Trial as ‘Apostates and Evangelists’ in Muslim-Majority Somaliland

(Barnabas Fund) — A Christian couple detained for being “apostates and evangelists spreading Christianity” in Muslim-majority Somaliland are to have their case forwarded to court, a police colonel announced at a press conference on Oct. 5. Police arrested the couple, who have three children, on Sept. 21 after finding Christian material at their home. Continue […]

Lawyers and Activists Call on Judiciary to Overturn Decision to Remove Child From Adoptive Christian Couple

Lawyers and Activists Call on Judiciary to Overturn Decision to Remove Child From Adoptive Christian Couple

(Article18) — One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, asking him to overturn a court’s decision to remove a two-year-old girl from her adoptive parents because they are Christian converts. Sam Khosravi and his wife Maryam Falahi’s appeal against the ruling, issued […]

Christian’s Hearing Damaged in ‘Reconversion’ Attacks in India

Christian’s Hearing Damaged in ‘Reconversion’ Attacks in India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian and his 20-year-old son have taken refuge at an undisclosed location since an attack on Sept. 2 in Chhattisgarh state left the father with permanent damage to his hearing, sources said. Jagra Kashyap, 45, and son Asharam Kashyap had to leave their families at home in Badrenga village, Bastar […]

UK National Health Service ‘Gender Identity’ Clinic Defends Giving ‘Sex Swap’ Drugs to Youth

UK National Health Service ‘Gender Identity’ Clinic Defends Giving ‘Sex Swap’ Drugs to Youth

 (The Christian Institute) — NHS England’s only gender identity clinic has defended prescribing hormone blockers to children as young as ten. Fenella Morris QC, representing the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, told the High Court this past week that several ten-year-olds had already received the drugs at their clinic. Detransitioner Keira Bell is taking […]

Three Young Christians Assaulted in North Sudan

Three Young Christians Assaulted in North Sudan

(Morning Star News) – A pastor’s son, his cousin and their 20-year-old aunt were assaulted in a suburb north of Khartoum, Sudan on Tuesday (Oct. 6) as Muslims continued targeting church members despite religious freedoms favored by the new transitional government. Levi Hakim, 17, had gone into a shop in the Alsamrab neighborhood in Khartoum […]

Pastor Left Hospitalized After Mob Attack in Northern India

Pastor Left Hospitalized After Mob Attack in Northern India

(International Christian Concern) – On October 4, a pastor in India’s Uttar Pradesh state was brutally attacked after they falsely accused the pastor of being involved in forced conversions. The attack left the pastor hospitalized with serious injuries, including multiple bone fractures. On the day of the incident, a mob of 10 to 12 people […]

Report: Church of England ‘Created a Culture Where Sex Abusers Were Able to Hide’

Report: Church of England ‘Created a Culture Where Sex Abusers Were Able to Hide’

(Evangelical Focus) — The latest British Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) report recently published, has focused its investigation on the Church of England and the Church of Wales. It is based on the inquiry’s public hearings held in July 2019. The report explains that “convictions of sexual abuse of children by people who […]