Ask the UK government to send urgent help to Nigeria


While the West has understandably been focusing on Paris, a catastrophic wave of violence was unleashed in north east Nigeria. The Islamist terror group Boko Haram has murdered hundreds of people and destroyed thousands of homes.

Benjamin Kwashi, the Anglican Archbishop of Jos State, told us, ”I do not know how many more lives Boko Haram must kill before the western powers show they care.”

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Burma: CSW condemns rape and murder of Kachin teachers in Burma and cals for action to stop sexual violence and end impunity 22/01/2015

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills hundreds in assault on Baga and at least 15 other villages 15/01/2015

Sri Lanka: CSW urges President Sirisena to uphold election pledge on religious harmony and to promote religious freedom 13/01/2015

Iran: Christian released from prison, pastor given additional one year sentence 07/01/2015

Sudan: Christians call of protest amidst reports of church property seizure 22/12/2014

Egypt: Christian convert facing maltreatment in prison 16/12/14

Iran: Charges dropped against Church of Iran clergy 16/12/14





Vietnam: Freedom of Religion or Belief CSW's report aims to provide a brief overview of the development and current situation of each of the main religions in Vietnam, including government restrictions and violations against religious communities. 

North Korea Report Christian Solidarity Worldwide's report, North Korea: A Case to Answer : A Call to Act, states that "there is a prima facie case for the commission of crimes against humanity...” It represents the culmination of seven years of research and draws heavily on interviews and consultations with over 80 North Korean defectors.

Pakistan: Summary of concerns and recommendations "Freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) concerns in Pakistan range from everyday institutional and social discrimination to targeted mass killings at places of worship."



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Arrests at Sudan Church Premier Christianity

Minorities in India 'face hostile climate' Gulf News

An unholy, cynical state of affairs in Sri Lanka The Irish Catholic

After decades of repression, Myanmar Catholics find voice Asia One

Christians cancel protest after Church property is seized Independent Catholic News

Charges dropped against Church of Iran clergy Premier Christianity

The sacred freedom of faith Navhind Times



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