Religious Freedom – Muslims

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

China bans Muslims from fasting during Ramadan

By World Religion News For the last three years, Beijing has compelled Uighur Muslim minority members living in Xinjiang province to not do any fast along with other religious rituals marking one of the holiest months in Islam. As per reports ... Full Article

Speaking of Christchurch

By Susan Korah | Convivium March 15 was a turning point in the history of the ancient Roman Empire and also of the modern nation of New Zealand. On that day in 44 B.C., known to ancient Romans as the Ides of March, Julius Caesar was assassinated ... Full Article

China’s hi-tech war on its Muslim minority

By Darren Byler | The Guardian In mid-2017, Alim, a Uighur man in his 20s, returned to China from studying abroad. As soon as he landed back in the country, he was pulled off the plane by police officers. He was told his trip abroad meant that ... Full Article

‘Completely like a prison’

By Nathan Vanderklippe | The Globe and Mail Before she was shocked with a stun gun to the head for spending more than the allotted two minutes in the toilet, and before she was handcuffed for 24 hours because guards accused her of letting ... Full Article