A Pakistani Christian man has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after he sent a Muslim friend a poem on WhatsApp that he claimed insulted Islam.
Pakistani police have detained and imprisoned a teenager for allegedly burning pages of the Quran outside a shrine, according to officials.
There are over eight million Jehovah’s Witnesses in 240 countries. Russia, with a population of more than 150 million, has a total of 117,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses.
A roundup of Iraqi Christians by immigration officials has been met with criticism toward Trump, who previously pledged to protect such communities from persecution in the Middle East.
Four Indonesian men, who fled to the U.S. to escape religious persecution more than 20 years ago, were taken into custody by immigration agents.
For years the Sudanese Christian church has encountered church demolitions, property confiscations, and unjust imprisonments, and this week those troubles only intensified.
Hind Safaa has returned to her hometown of Qaraqosh in northern Iraq after Islamic State fighters were pushed out of the town.