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Conservatives cheer Obama nominee for religious liberty post

By Andrew Branch
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Persecution | President Barack Obama got rare commendations from conservatives on Monday when he announced his nominee for a long-vacant State Department post charged with…

Is Hindu nationalism behind crackdown on India’s Christians?

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christian minorities in central India face a new threat as Hindu extremists in more than a dozen village councils have passed restrictions on religions other…

Meriam Ibrahim released from Sudan

By J.C. Derrick & Jamie Dean
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Persecution | After diplomatic efforts by the Italian government, the family arrived safely this morning in Rome

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Hearing held to pressure Sudan and the White House to do more for detained Christians

In Sweden, pro-life nurses need not apply

In Sweden, pro-life nurses need not apply

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Swedish nurse is suing after a women’s center rescinded its job offer to her because she said her faith prevented her from performing abortions. In Spring…

Nothing left for Mosul Christians but the sword

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | ISIS militants give Christians a final ultimatum, forcing them to flee or be killed

Texas church takes in Chinese refugees

By Ryan Hill
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Persecution | On July 4, while Americans launched bottle rockets and grilled burgers to celebrate their liberty, a Chinese court fined Christian pastor Zhang Shaojie more…

Crimean church leaders: Pro-Russian officials are trying to ‘liquidate’ us

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | The Russian annexation of Crimea in March has restricted religious freedom for Christians, Jews, and Muslims on the peninsula, according to persecution…

Meriam Ibrahim says her baby may be disabled

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | As the Christian woman tries to flee to the United States, others remain persecuted and imprisoned in Sudan

Egyptian Christian sentenced to six years in prison for Facebook ‘like’

Egyptian Christian sentenced to six years in prison for Facebook ‘like’

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Coptic Christian Kerolos Shouky Attallah will spend six years in an Egyptian prison and must pay the equivalent of an $840 fine for liking a Facebook page for…

U.S. policy needs a religious liberty upgrade

By Emily Scheie
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Religious Liberty | WASHINGTON—The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) lists 26 nations on its 2014 report of countries that consistently…

Meriam Ibrahim safe inside U.S. Embassy

By Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | UPDATE: Meriam Ibrahim and her family are safe inside the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, her lawyer told reporters this morning. After police released the…

 
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