Nationalism in Asia, Islamic extremism in Africa – the 2017 World Watch List

Nationalism in Asia, Islamic extremism in Africa – the 2017 World Watch List
One of the greatest increases in animosity towards Christians last year took place in India as a result of religiously motivated nationalism, according to the latest annual survey of the 50 countries in which it is most difficult to live as a Christian. Since the rise to power of Narendra . . . Read More

Freedom of religion or belief ‘undermined’ in corrupt countries

Freedom of religion or belief ‘undermined’ in corrupt countries
Corruption is increasingly seen as a factor behind the persecution of minority Christians around the world, and the world leaders who gathered at an Anti-Corruption Summit in London in May showed they are beginning to pay more attention to the effects of corruption on freedom of religion or belief. Evidence . . . Read More

Garissa mastermind ‘killed’ in raid

The suspected mastermind behind the Garissa University attack in April 2015, when , has been killed, according to Somalia’s security minister. The Kenyan government put up a $215,000 reward for Mohamed Kuno’s capture after the Garissa attack. He was reportedly killed during a raid in Somalia’s port city of Kismayo. . . . Read More