3rd July, 2014

The Assyrian television channel Ishtar TV is reporting that five Assyrians are missing in Mosul.

According to a story by the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA), they are two Chaldean nuns from the Daughters

2nd July, 2014

Authorities in North Khartoum demolished another church building today, just a day after giving verbal notice during the congregation"s worship service, sources said.

Bulldozers demolished the Sudanese Church

1st July, 2014

An influential Jewish rights organization says the killing of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers should prompt the United States to pressure Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to end his cooperation with Hamas, the militant group.

The Simon Wiesenthal

1st July, 2014

A Scandinavian rights group has filed suit against the Swedish government on behalf of a Christian woman who was fired for refusing to perform abortions.

Scandinavian Human Rights

30th June, 2014

Melbourne archbishop Philip Freier has been elected primate of the Anglican Church in Australia.

Dr Freier was elected by a special synod of laymen, clergy and bishops on Saturday and takes over from Brisbane Archbishop Phillip

Updated 28th June, 2014

Protestors at the site of the proposed coal mine.


26th June, 2014

Authorities in southern Laos have detained four church leaders and another believer for organising a Christian funeral service as part of a crackdown on Christianity in the area, rights activists told BosNewsLife on Tuesday.

Church leaders

25th June, 2014

Ten Christians in India"s Chhattisgarh state whose faith cost them their food rations were hospitalised last week after a Hindu extremist mob attacked them for objecting to the discrimination, sources said.

25th June, 2014

World Watch Monitor

One day after being released from prison, Meriam Ibrahim was detained again as she and her family tried to leave the country -- only to be released again, according to

24th June, 2014

SHINING A LIGHT ON GLOBAL CORRUPTION: Campaigners gather at the event in Canberra.

23rd June, 2014

An international group of church leaders has called for an international day of prayer for the "peaceful reunification" of North and South Korea.

Meeting in Switzerland last week with the aim of "advancing reconciliation and peace"

20th June, 2014

A judge in Egypt this week sentenced Bishoy Armia Boulous - formerly Mohammed Hegazy, the first Egyptian to try to legally change his religious identity on his official ID - to five years

19th June, 2014

A Coptic woman has lost her appeal of what human rights activists call a false conviction for blaspheming Islam and has been sentenced to six months in an Egytian prison.

The appellate

18th June, 2014

Tens of thousands of undocumented Cambodian migrant workers have been pouring across the Thai-Cambodian border after Thailand's military junta ruled earlier this month that they were required to leave the country.

18th June, 2014

South Sudan has agreed to end fighting and pledged to set up a transitional government within 60 days and to resolve the conflict that"s caused a massive humanitarian crisis - resulting in thousands being killed and

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