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Thursday, 10 April 2014, 9:40 (EST)

China: Thousands of Christians form human shield to protect church from destruction

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that thousands of Christians have formed a human shield around a newly-constructed church in Zhejiang Province after authorities last week threatened..
Thursday, 10 April 2014, 8:58 (EST)

Singapore named most religiously diverse country in the world

A new study from Pew Research released earlier this month shows that the most religiously diverse countries in the world are to be found in South East Asia. The most religiously diverse country is..
Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 11:09 (EST)

Harsh Sharia penalties to apply to non-Muslims in Brunei

A new sharia penal code that includes archaic Islamic penalties such as flogging and stoning to death – some of which will be applied to non-Muslims – is being rolled out in Brunei from this..
Sunday, 6 April 2014, 20:25 (EST)

China: Over 20 beaten or detained for protesting detentions of lawyers on cult charges

More than half of the 40-plus supporters who have gathered in Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China to protest the detention of three human rights lawyers have been beaten or detained. Lawyers..
Thursday, 3 April 2014, 11:45 (EST)

Typhoon Haiyan victims to live in 'Pope Francis' village

Reconstruction work is well underway across the Philippines following the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, last year. One of the biggest storms in recorded history,..
Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 10:42 (EST)

Church in Russia liquidated as authorities target Christian-run projects

Churches and Christian organisations in Russia that are engaged in educational, social and charitable work are facing harassment from the authorities. One church has been liquidated for alleged..
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