A Christian worker was without his wife and five children Saturday, October 27, as Pakistani police sent him to jail on "false" charges of "blasphemy" against Islam, a rights group said.
Recently in Asia Category
Authorities in three Central Asian nations have launched a crackdown on evangelical Protestant churches and several believers are reportedly mistreated, fined and detained, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, October 24.
Burmese state media say over a thousand houses have been burned down during communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims that erupted this week in western Rakhine state.
Every year, millions of Indian girls are married as children. In some instances the brides are no more than 4 or 5 years old.
Schools shut their doors in protest and Pakistanis across the country held vigils Wednesday to pray for a 14-year-old girl who was shot by a Taliban gunman after daring to advocate education for girls and criticize the militant group.
An evangelical Pakistani pastor was recovering of his injuries Tuesday, October 9, after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants who oppose his Christian activities, an advocacy group said.
A mentally challenged Christian girl who was detained in Pakistan on charges of 'blasphemy against Islam' has fled to Norway with family members, a Christian official involved in the operation confirmed Monday, October 8.
Late last week, heavy rainfall in Southeast Bangladesh caused the Jamuna River to burst its banks--again.
Finding a way to conversion through the Himachal Pradesh court ruling
Small community has been ostracized since 2006
Hindus twice assaulted a Christian community in a rural India village early this month, beating believers, forcing them into Hindu worship rituals, and damaging their homes, according to Christian witnesses.