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Sudan bans Meriam Ibrahim’s lawyers from leaving the country

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Meriam Ibrahim may be safely living in the United States, but several attorneys who fought for her freedom in Sudan now face new repercussions for their work…

Boko Haram expanding from Nigeria to Cameroon

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | The terror that Boko Haram continues to inflict on Nigeria has spilled into neighboring Cameroon in the form of refugees and direct attacks from the radical…

Christians in India rally against persecution

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christian and secular groups recently met to speak out against increased persecution of non-Hindus in India. They sought to bring attention to more than 600…

Greek lawmakers consider easing restrictions on evangelicals

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Persecution isn’t limited to totalitarian regimes or Islamic states. Some Western democracies also make it difficult for Christians, especially…

Cuba cracks down on Christians

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Cuba’s communist government has increased its oppression of religious institutions, according to a Christian watchdog group, with reports of religious…

Southeast Asia fears ISIS recruits will bring Shariah terror home

By Julia A. Seymour
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Terrorism | Indonesia and Malaysia are no strangers to radical Islam, but ISIS recruiting in southeast Asia has caused a growing concern about the threat of terrorism in…

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing…

Is the U.S. religious freedom report all bark and no bite?

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the…

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…

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…

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…

Priest leads effort to bring peace, stability to Central African Republic

By Julia A. Seymour
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Africa | An Italian priest in northern Central African Republic (CAR) has helped restore order and mediate peace in the city of Bozoum as the country continues to…

 
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