The vice president of Iraq, Adel Abdul Mahdi, urged the country's Christian population to resist fleeing Iraq and called on the international community to help protect the dwindling minority group from extremists.
A Sudanese woman who converted from Islam to Christianity is living in terror after the people closest to her suddenly turned on her and left her beaten, homeless, and in jail for becoming a follower of Jesus Christ.
China released its first human rights action plan Monday that contains actual benchmarks for improving the treatment of minorities and doing more to prevent abuse of detainees.
Canadians who believe in God dropped 13 percent within a nine year time span, between 2000 and 2009, according to a new survey.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church issued a certificate of conversion to a Muslim background believer for the first time last week. The move is seen as an unheard of act in a country where it is practically impossible for Muslims to legally change their religious status.
Slightly more than half of Dutch nationals know that Easter is a Christian holiday, revealed a new survey published this past Thursday.
The Danish cartoon of the Muslim prophet Muhammad that caused an international uproar and outbreaks of violence in 2006 will be sold by the Danish Press Freedom Society, the group said on Wednesday.
A diverse group of Christian leaders and organizations voiced support for plans by the Obama administration to address immigration reform this year, a move that has riled opponents who argue that he should first focus on fixing the economy.
Religious freedom groups are calling on Christians around the world to pray for humanitarian efforts to reach uprooted Sri Lankan civilians affected by the ongoing civil war and for the country to respect religious freedom.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai's spokesman said Tuesday that the controversial new law that would essentially allow husbands to rape their wife is under review following international outcry.
During his visit to Turkey, President Obama extended a hand of reconciliation to the Muslim world Monday, promising that the United States "is not and will never be at war with Islam."
A British charity for kids recently published a cartoon depicting a boy wearing a cross bullying a Muslim girl in a head scarf.
Seven human rights groups in China have issued an unprecedented open letter challenging the Chinese government to account for its rights violations against Chinese citizens.
A Uyghur Christian's health is deteriorating rapidly in a Chinese prison where he has been held for over a year without trial.
Two young Iranian Christian women have been held for weeks now in the notorious Elvin Prison without charge.
The United States will run for an elected seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council this year, the State Department announced Tuesday, reversing the Bush administration's approach to the often discredited Council.
More than 100,000 Britons have downloaded ''certificates of de-baptism'' on the Internet to cut ties with the Christian faith.
The overwhelmingly Muslim, North African country of Morocco expelled five Christian missionaries for "illegally" trying to convert Muslims, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.
The State Department headed under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released this week the religious freedom violator blacklist designated by the Bush administration in January before leaving office.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to receive the highest honor given by Planned Parenthood Federation of America on Friday evening.
Former National Basketball Association (NBA) star Manute Bol, who was born and raised in Sudan, will be the keynote speaker for the closing session of a national refugee resettlement conference on Friday.
A Christian religious freedom organization has launched an online petition to free China's most famous lawyer, the group announced Thursday.
Missionaries from the largest Pentecostal denomination were recently evacuated from the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, which last week underwent a military coup and is still in the midst of political turmoil.
Church leaders from around the world heard real stories of injustice based on India's caste system at a conference in Bangkok this week, where several leaders issued strong statements against the ancient system of discrimination.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair helped dedicate a Christian baptism center in Jordan on Friday. The construction was facilitated by King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein and Prince Ghazi Bin Mohammed.