Category Archives: Christians

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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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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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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Rogers: “Church must take a stand against Xi Jinping’s brutality as it did against Caesar’s, Stalin’s and Hitler’s”

CHINA: An Open Letter To Pope Francis  By Benedict Rogers, 07.11.2016 Dear Holy Father, Like every true Catholic in the world, I love you and respect your authority as the Successor of St Peter. Like a great many people in … Continue reading

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A Contribution in Commemoration of the Annual International Day of Religious Freedom

Century of Genocides: End or Continuity?  By Ján Figeľ   Brussels, 27.10.2016 (FOREF) – The annual International Day of Religious Freedom on October 27 is a reminder that freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) is neither a self-evident reality, nor … Continue reading

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