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Imprisoned Sudanese Pastors Must Be Proven Innocent or They Will Face the Death Penalty

A Sudanese court has ruled that there is enough evidence to move forward with the trial of two imprisoned South Sudanese Presbyterian pastors facing "trumped-up" espionage charges, which are punishable by death. The pastors' attorney will have only two weeks to prove their innocence without access to his clients.

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Christian Mother of 5 Asia Bibi Marks Sixth Year of 'Brutal' Incarceration in Pakistan as She Faces Death Penalty for Blasphemy Charge of Drinking Water

As Christian mother of five Asia Bibi marks her sixth year in prison in Pakistan, placed on death row for blasphemy charges, a U.K. Christian group reports that some attempts are being made to reform sections of the country's controversial blasphemy laws that punish religious minorities. The group also believes that Britain and the U.S. must rethink the way they provide financial aid to Pakistan if they want to see reforms in the country.

At least 27 Killed in Mass Shooting at Tunisia Hotel, Separate Bombing in Kuwait; British PM Cameron 'Appalled' at Rising Terror Attacks

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At least 27 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday, just hours following news that a man was decapitated by suspected Islamic terrorists in France, and news of a separate bombing in Kuwait. British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the "atrocities," warning that terror attacks across the world are on the rise.