Tag: Religious persecution

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 […]

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”

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 […]