Category Archives: Persecution of Religious Groups

Christian Solidarity Worldwide: “UN actively blocking civil society”

UN NGO COMMITTEE DENIES CSW UN ACCESS Press Release by CSW New York/London, 06.01.2017 (CSW) – The United Nations (UN) Committee on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) voted on 3 February to reject Christian Solidarity Worldwide’s (CSW’s) application for official UN accreditation, … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard call shooting an act of terrorism

6 dead, 2 arrested after shooting at Quebec City mosque Quebec, 29.01.2017 (CBC) – Quebec provincial police say six people are dead and eight were wounded after shots were fired inside a mosque on Sunday night during evening prayers. Sûreté du Québec Sgt. … Continue reading

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Maintaining diversity is key to counter extremism, Open doors reports

Christians ‘excluded’ from Iraq’s reconstruction plans By World Watch Monitor Baghdad, 27.01.2017 (WWM) – Christians are being excluded from the reconstruction plans for northern Iraq, further eroding the likelihood of their return once Islamic State has been militarily defeated there, … Continue reading

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86 members of the country’s Muslim minority have been killed since 9 October, with 34,000 fleeing across the border to Bangladesh

UN human rights envoy visits Burma as Rohingya genocide concerns mount By Simon Lewis and Wa Lone London/Naypyidaw, 09.01.2017 (Independent) – United Nations human rights envoy Yanghee Lee has arrived in Burma on a 12-day visit amid growing concern about … Continue reading

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Three Recommendations to Stop the Persecution of Christians

Will the Trump Administration support Christians in the Middle East? By Ian Speir Washington D.C., 06.01.2017 (Providence) – When Donald Trump takes office on January 20, he will inherit a raft of foreign policy problems from his predecessor. Russia is again … Continue reading

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45-year old Mother-of-five in Solitary Confinement since 2010, ongoing Mass Killings of Christians

PAKISTAN: Asia Bibi to spend Christmas in a prison cell By Martin Bashir, BBC Islamabad/London, 22.12.2016 (BBC) – As churches around the country prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, with peace and goodwill toward men, spare a thought for those who must … Continue reading

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Participating States and Civil Society Representatives searching for methods to defend FoRB rights of Christians

OSCE Conference on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians  Report by HRWF  Vienna, 14.12.2016 (HRWF) – The conference on “Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians” held under the German OSCE chairmanship on 14 December, 2016, in Vienna was a follow … Continue reading

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