Tag Archives: human-rights

9 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking


Human trafficking has been identified as the largest human rights violation in the history of mankind. Here are nine things you should know about modern-day slavery.   Read More Advertisements

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Lao Authorities Arrest Christian Leader for Embracing Faith, Witnessing


On May 2012, approximately 300 Lao people decided to embrace the Christian faith, which was practiced by Mr. Bountheung for many years. Since their then, they have been meeting in homes for regular worship.

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State Department Purges Religious Freedom Section from Its Human Rights Reports


(From CNS News)  …The new human rights reports–purged of the sections that discuss the status of religious freedom in each of the countries covered–are also the human rights reports that include the period that covered the Arab Spring and its … Continue reading

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Violence topples Nigeria’s ‘bridge’


Murder of Christian senator, physician leaves big plans unfinished Jos, July 26 (CDN) — Gyang Dantong was killed while attending a funeral. He was among a handful of elected members of Nigerian government attempting to bury the more than 100 … Continue reading

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Jakarta (AsiaNews) – Concern is growing among Christians in the province of Aceh, victims of a series of recent attacks by extremist groups or unknown assailants. The violence is worsened by the policy of local authorities, who instead of halting … Continue reading

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In Southwestern China, Local Authorities Go Door-to-Door Confiscating Bibles


(Ximeng, Yunnan—July 21, 2012) The government of Mengka Township, Ximeng County, Yunnan Province has long suppressed the development of Christianity, persecuting minority ethnic Christians and Han [Chinese] missionaries, and strictly banning personal ownership of the Bible.

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New Jersey McDonald’s Shuts Down Bible Study


A New Jersey Bible study leader still wonders why her two-year-old ministry of teaching the Gospel to a small group of homeless and drug addicted people inside a McDonald’s is no longer welcomed after confirming the shutdown with the restaurant’s … Continue reading

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URGENT: Police Raid House Church Sunday School in Xinjiang, Round Up 70 Children, Detain Seven Women Teachers


(Urumqi, Xinjiang—July 10, 2012) Police in China’s far western region of Xinjiang raided a house church Sunday school, rounded up 70 children and their teachers for questioning, and locked up seven women teachers in a local detention center, ChinaAid has … Continue reading

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India: Sangha Parivarists Attack a Fasting Prayer Meeting in Davanagere District


Ramagundahally, Davana gere (Karnataka) 7-7-12: Pastor Mounesh (35) is the pastor in charge of Immanuel Sakineh Church located at Doddakatte in Ramagundahally in Channagiri Taluk of Davanagere District in Karnataka. It is a House Church, and he lives with his … Continue reading

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India Briefs: Recent Incidents of Persecution


Karnataka, India, June 29 (CDN) — Police arrested three Christians on charges of “abetment of a thing” in Hubli, after Hindu extremists verbally abused them and seized tracts from them on June 21. The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) … Continue reading

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