Religious Freedom – Christians

Honouring Shahbaz Bhatti, Servant of God

Convivium contributor Susan Korah says recognizing the Pakistani martyr by naming a park after him is but a first step in fulfilling the legacy of his fight for religious freedom. By Susan Korah | Convivium The name Shahbaz Bhatti may be ... Full Article

Mexico: Protestants forcibly displaced

By Christian Solidarity Worldwide Four protestant Christians were forcibly displaced on Sunday 28 July by leaders in the village of Cuamontax Huazalingo in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Community leaders told the victims that the expulsion was ... Full Article

It won’t be easy to shore up religious freedom

By the Catholic Herald In the decade from 2007 to 2017, religious freedom declined around the world. That is the conclusion of a major new study by the Pew Research Center published last week. Pew found that 52 governments were imposing ... Full Article

Christian woman killed in Idlib

By Christian Solidarity Worldwide CSW has learned that a Syrian Christian woman was murdered in Idlib Province after being repeatedly raped, tortured and stoned. The body of Susanne Der Krykor was discovered on 9 July 2019 at her home in the ... Full Article

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Extremists?

By Ewelina U. Ochab | Forbes Are Jehovah’s Witnesses extremists? Russian courts certainly think so. On April 1, 2019, Sergey Skrynnikov, a practicing Jehovah’s Witness in Russia, became the second member of the religious group to be ... Full Article