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August 22, 2019

How Two Islamic Groups Fell from Power to Persecution: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey’s Gulenists

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first-ever democratically elected president, died unexpectedly during a trial in June 2019. He was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, an almost century-old […]
August 22, 2019

Religious Liberty Is in Danger in Hong Kong

Religious persecution is not a byproduct of mainland China — it’s a fixture, and now the people of Hong Kong could soon find themselves victims of […]
August 22, 2019

Five Reasons the World Needs a Wake-up Call on Religious Persecution

All over the world, people – and whole communities – are suffering from persecution purely because of their religion or beliefs. This kind of violence – […]
August 21, 2019

India Expels 86-Year-Old Spanish Nun who Helped the Poor

The Indian government has refused to renew the visa of an elderly Spanish nun who had worked for the country’s poor for five decades. Sister Enedina, […]
August 21, 2019

Kazakhstan Authorities Harass Church Members in Attempt to Block Registration

Trouble’s brewing in Central Asia. Sources note increasing efforts to restrict religious freedom in Kazakhstan. Forum 18 counted more than 100 cases between January and June […]
August 21, 2019

Bishop in Tail Nadu Rejects as False and Gratuitous Warning by High Court of Harassment Risk in Christian Schools

The Madras High Court recently observed that there is a high risk of sexual abuse against students and forced conversions in Christian schools. For Mgr Antony […]