Tag: Religious persecution

At least 23 killed in fresh attack in Central African Republic
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At least 23 killed in fresh attack in Central African Republic

Originally published in World Watch Monitor After a period of relative calm, violence has returned to the Central African Republic (CAR), which was wracked by near-civil war and inter-religious violence between 2012 and 2014. Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in Kaga Bandoro, in the […]

Over 5 000 people arrested in Bangladesh to protect Christians
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Over 5 000 people arrested in Bangladesh to protect Christians

Originally published in The Christian Post Authorities in Bangladesh arrested more than 5 000 people over last¬†weekend in connection with Islamic terror, seeking to stand up to the growing wave of attacks against minorities, including Christians and atheists, in the South Asian country. The Telegraph reported that a number of […]

“Christmas in a North Korean gulag will be just another day of grotesque suffering”
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“Christmas in a North Korean gulag will be just another day of grotesque suffering”

British Parliamentary report urges global pressure to oppose systematic religious persecution in N.Korea Originally¬†published in World Watch Monitor It was International Human Rights Day on Wednesday (December 10, 2014) but the right to freedom of belief is violated each and every single day, especially in North Korea, despite being protected […]