Vietnam’s communist government continues committing gross acts of repression against indigenous Christian minorities living in the country’s Central Highlands, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Thursday.Tags Persecution
American evangelist Luis Palau will return to Vietnam this spring about a year after participating in a historic gathering with more than 500 Vietnamese pastors.
A long-time aviation missions organization announced Tuesday that it will purchase two new aircrafts using the generous donations of two anonymous donors.
An Afghan Christian convert remains in jail awaiting the death sentence that an apostate is likely to receive under Afghanistan’s apostasy law. Just a month prior, fellow Christian believer Said Musa was granted religious asylum in Europe.
A U.N. human rights agency has demanded that the Chinese government release Christian lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who has gone missing for nearly a year.
U.S. President Barack Obama pointed to humanitarian concerns in defense of his decision to support military action in Libya during a televised speech at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. on Monday evening.
Christian political dissident Liu Xianbin received a ten year prison sentence Friday after being tried for treason in The People’s Court of Suining in China’s south-central province of Sichuan.
Fear persists among Egypt's minority Coptic community despite hope among the rest of the population of greater freedom after the successful referendum to amend the constitution.
South Dakota's governor signed into law the nation's longest abortion waiting period, 72 hours, on Tuesday.
Two Indian workers were arrested in Saudi Arabia recently on charges of proselytizing and sentenced to 45 days in prison.
Filming for the J.R.R. Tolkien-classic, The Hobbit, is under way at Stone Street Studios in Wellington, New Zealand after months of setbacks that delayed production.1 comments
A powerful senior Yemeni general defected Monday and joined protesters in calling for the removal of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The change in loyalty by the military leader is a huge blow to Saleh, who has recently also lost the support of key diplomats, ministers, religious and tribal leaders in Yemen.
Forces loyal to the Gaddafi regime pulled back from Benghazi after rebels, emboldened by an international show of force to enforce a U.N. approved no-fly zone, launched a counter-attack on Monday.
Japan halted the sale of produce from two prefectures near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Sunday after radiation higher than government-accepted standards were discovered in milk and spinach.