Christians Killed in North Korea for Their Faith

Christians Killed in North Korea for Their Faith

The persecution watch group Open Doors USA has confirmed that two Christians in North Korea have been killed for their faith. While their identities have not been released, the circumstances surrounding the deaths of the Christians, apparently both males, have been explained. The first man had been visiting China on a number of occasions in […]

European Court of Human Rights Throws Out Three of Four Christian Discrimination Cases

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — In a landmark case that experts say will reverberate for generations, the European Court of Human Rights ruled against three out of four U.K. Christians who suffered from discrimination because of their faith. Analysts who spoke with WND had mixed feelings about the verdict, parts of which will be appealed to the ECHR […]

Thousands Take to Streets of Moscow to Protest Russian Ban on American Adoption

Thousands Take to Streets of Moscow to Protest Russian Ban on American Adoption

Moscow, Russia — Tens of thousands took to the streets of Moscow today to protest a new law signed by President Vladmir Putin that bans Americans from adopting children from the nation of Russia. According to reports, over 10,000 protesters stood in the bitter cold chanting “Russia without Putin” and “Putin is a child-killer,” along […]

Hundreds of Thousands Protest in France Against Proposed Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Bill

Hundreds of Thousands Protest in France Against Proposed Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Bill

Paris, France — Hundreds of thousands took to the streets of the French capitol today, opposing a bill presented by President Francois Hollande that makes provision to allow same-sex “marriage” in the country. An estimated 340,000 citizens marched near the Eiffel Tower, many of which waved pink or blue flags that contained a graphic of […]

African, Middle Eastern Nations Most Cited on 2013 ‘World Watch List’ of Christian Persecutors

African, Middle Eastern Nations Most Cited on 2013 ‘World Watch List’ of Christian Persecutors

Santa Ana, California — The persecution watch group Open Doors has released its 2013 World Watch List of the 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted, indicating a surge of persecution throughout the continent of Africa and continued hostility throughout the Middle East. Open Doors has created the list for a number of years in […]

Massachusetts Pastor Sued By Ugandan Homosexual Activist Group on Trial for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Massachusetts Pastor Sued By Ugandan Homosexual Activist Group on Trial for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Springfield, Massachusetts — A pastor in Massachusetts attended a federal hearing yesterday as a lawsuit filed against the minister by a Ugandan homosexual activist group accusing him of “crimes against humanity” is being considered by the courts. Pastor Scott Lively, author of The Pink Swastika, had visited the nation of Uganda in 2009, where he […]

Obama Selects Socialist Economist Esther Duflo as Adviser in U.S. Global Development Council

Obama Selects Socialist Economist Esther Duflo as Adviser in U.S. Global Development Council

Washington, D.C. — The Obama administration recently announced the latest round of selections to serve in “key administration posts,” including the appointment of socialist economist Esther Duflo as a member of the President’s Global Development Council. In total, eight appointments were announced as members for the Council, with Mohamed A. El-Erian nominated as chairman. “These dedicated […]