Pakistani Christians to Protest in London Calling for Protection of Religious Minorities in Pakistan
The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) plans to organize a protest in London on April 2 to call upon the world governments to protect religious minorities in Pakistan, after a suicide bombing attack on killed 72 on Easter Sunday.
Pakistan agreed to the demands of protesters to not change the blasphemy laws of the country, after they staged a four-day protests in the nation’s capital Islamabad.
A suicide bomber killed at least 72 people and injured more than 320 at a children’s park in Lahore, Pakistan. Most of the crowd present at the park were Christians celebrating the Easter.
The House of Lords in the UK Parliament rejected an amendment calling Islamic State’s atrocities against Christians and minorities a “genocide” in the Middle East by 148-111 votes.
ISIS finance minister and no. 2 leader of the self-proclaimed caliphate was killed by American Special Forces working with a coalition of local groups in eastern Syria.
Christians from Palestine and different countries marked the day of Good Friday in Jerusalem by holding a procession carrying wooden crosses along the Via Dolorosa (or Way of Sorrows) road in the old part of the city.
An American detained in North Korea has confessed to conducting espionage against the North Korean government on Friday.
Bangladesh Supreme Court to Hear Petition to Drop Islam as Official Religion Amid Rise in Extremist Violence
Bangladesh is considering its decision to formally keep Islam as the country’s official religion or to revert back to its pre-1988 secular status.
A Chinese Christian human rights lawyer who was involved in a campaign to oppose removal of crosses from churches has been released from the “black jail,” after about seven months of detention.
Australian Christian church leaders offered prayers for over 31 killed and hundreds wounded in the Brussels attacks, and their families.
Churches and non-government organizations (NGO) are working toward humanitarian aid for southern and eastern Africa as over 32 million people are facing hunger and disease from a combination of El Nino and record high temperatures.
About a million Christians have fled Syria since the civil war started, Chaldean Catholic bishop Antoine Audo said last week, which amounts to 66 percent of the total population of 1.5 million Christians present in the country before March 2011.
Three explosions rocked Brussels on Tuesday, killing about 28 people and injuring 136, according to latest media reports.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide and UN's Human Rights Council Urge Burma to Promote Religious Freedom
The Burmese government have been called upon by the UN and Christian charities to amend the 1982 citizenship Law which discriminates against the minorities and hinders freedom of religion.
Four Wycliffe Bible translators have been killed and several others injured by terrorists in the Middle East, said a report by Wycliffe Associates.