Persecution

Overturned blasphemy conviction of Christian woman blindsides Imran Khan’s Pakistani government

LAHORE, Pakistan — It was already an eventful first 100 days for Prime Minister Imran Khan, the onetime cricket star who broke the mold of Pakistani politics when he took office in August. But as pundits and analysts weigh in on his government’s start, Mr. Khan is facing pressure from an unanticipated source as Islamist groups react with fury to… READ MORE

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail

Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from prison. Last week’s Supreme Court ruling sparked violent protests from Islamists and the government agreed to their demand to stop her leaving Pakistan. News of her release led to some confusion, with reports she had been taken to another country.… READ MORE

Pakistan’s High Court Acquits Asia Bibi, Christian Woman On Death Row For Blasphemy

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday announced the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Catholic woman who was convicted and sentenced to death in 2010 for blasphemy in a case that has divided the South Asian country and sparked international outrage. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar read the ruling from the bench in Islamabad, saying the prosecution “categorically failed to prove its… READ MORE
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Can the Trump Administration Save Persecuted Christians?

by Spike Bowan
Published on June 20, 2017
For eight years, the Obama administration sat by as countless tens of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities were being butchered and slaughtered in READ MORE
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Extermination of Christians in Egypt Not Getting Enough Attention: Piers Morgan Asks, ‘Why?’

by Susan Jones | cnsnews
Published on April 11, 2017

A three-month nationwide state of emergency took effect in Egypt on Monday, following the terror attacks on two Christian churches that killed at least 44… READ MORE

Islamic State claims murder of Christian convert in Bangladesh: online group

by RUMA PAUL | Reuters
Published on January 8, 2016

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for murdering a Christian convert in Bangladesh, says an online group that monitors extremist activity, the latest killing declared by… READ MORE

Marco Rubio and Russell Moore: This Christmas, we must remember slaughtered Christians in the Middle East

by Marco Rubio and Russell Moore | The Washington Post
Published on December 24, 2015
As American families put up our Christmas trees and start playing carols, it’s perhaps easy to forget that the first Christmas wasn’t all that silent… READ MORE

Ahead of Christmas, Obama Raises Concerns About Christian Persecution by Islamic State

by Fred Lucas | The Blaze
Published on December 24, 2015
President Barack Obama expressed his concern about persecuted Christians around the world, particularly an embattled church in the Middle East facing an onslaught from Islamic… READ MORE
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1 of The 21 Men Beheaded Was Not a Christian – Until He Saw The Death of Those Who Refused to Deny Jesus

by Marcel
Published on March 5, 2015
1 of the 21 men who were beheaded a few weeks ago was not a Christian, that is he wasn’t a Christian until he saw… READ MORE
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‘Jesus Son of a Whore’: Jerusalem Christian Seminary Targeted in Suspected Arson Attack

by Sharona Schwartz
Published on March 2, 2015
A Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem was set fire to early Thursday morning in what Israeli media have described as a suspected hate-crime. After they… READ MORE