A pair of young Christians in Pakistan have been charged with violating that nation’s blasphemy law—an offense that carries a mandatory death penalty if the accused is found guilty.
02/18/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Spiraling Islamist terrorism that has killed more than 100 people in a two-week span in the Democratic Republic of Congo is calling renewed attention to Christian persecution there.
02/17/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Baptist World Alliance leaders are calling on the global Baptist community to pray, advocate and wear red ribbons as a sign of solidarity with the people of Myanmar.
02/10/2021 - By Staff / Baptist Standard
Due to the diligence and persistence of Texas Baptist Men water ministry volunteers, a refugee camp in northwestern Uganda has a new source of pure drinking water.
02/05/2021 - By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
Christian and Jewish human rights leaders are remembering the Holocaust by urging international advocacy on behalf of more than 3 million innocent Uyghur Muslims held in Chinese concentration camps aimed at cultural genocide.
01/27/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
More than 3 million Uyghur Muslims reportedly are held forcibly in “re-education camps” in northwest China.
01/15/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
The COVID-19 global pandemic has exposed religious persecution in a number of countries, Open Doors reports.
01/14/2021 - By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Organizations focused on religious persecution reported at least four Christians in Pakistan recently were arrested for blasphemy.
01/08/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
At least a dozen Christians were killed and several churches burned in Christmas Eve attacks on villages in northern Nigeria following death threats by Boko Haram Islamist militants.
01/05/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
A court in Pakistan acquitted a Christian who was serving a life sentence in prison under that nation’s blasphemy laws.
12/16/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The U.S. State Department has added Nigeria to its list of countries deemed to have the most egregious violations of religious freedom.
12/10/2020 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The Texas Baptist Hunger Offering helped provide food for Nicaraguan families reeling from twin disasters.
12/09/2020 - By Texas Baptists Communications