Tag: Religious persecution

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. | REUTERS/Aly Song
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Exposing China’s cultural genocide

Originally published in The Christian Post In November of 1938, Nazi paramilitary forces destroyed 267 synagogues, plus thousands of Jewish-owned businesses, institutions, and homes throughout the Reich. “Kristallnacht,” or “The Night of Broken Glass,” made clear what awaited Jews under Nazi control. Even as the Jewish victims of Nazi violence […]

WATCH: Trump puts spotlight on religious freedom, persecution at unprecedented UN meeting
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WATCH: Trump puts spotlight on religious freedom, persecution at unprecedented UN meeting

Originally published in CBN News Donald Trump this week became the first US President to host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom. “As President, protecting religious freedom is one of my highest priorities,” Trump told the nations of the world on Monday. In his keynote address to […]

People suffering for their faith remembered on UN’s first day for religious victims of violence
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People suffering for their faith remembered on UN’s first day for religious victims of violence

Originally published in Christian Today Christians around the world are remembering the many believers persecuted for their faith on the first-ever UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. August 22 was given the special designation by the UN General Assembly in May […]

Trump’s new travel ban offers no priority for persecuted religious minorities
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Trump’s new travel ban offers no priority for persecuted religious minorities

Originally published in Ecumenical News US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on March 6, amending his controversial January 27 executive order that banned refugee resettlement for seven — now six — Muslim-majority countries. The new order removed specifications that would have given persecuted religious minorities priority in the […]