Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • The dominance of Islam in Pakistan’s society and government ensures that Christians are easily persecuted by exempting them from legal protections. On the day of his son’s funeral, a mentally ill Christian man in Pakistan was accused of blaspheming Islam and put into prison. Iqbal Masih, 65, a father of nine, is from the Fazlia […]

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  • Despite the democratic and religious reforms promised in Algeria’s new constitution, Islam flexes its muscles against Christian churches there. On November 9th, 2017, local authorities closed down a church in Algeria’s northwestern town of Aïn Turk. Authorities claimed that the church, affiliated with the Protestant Church of Algeria (EPA), did not have state approval and […]

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  • Attacks on Christians by Muslims in the majority-Christian country of Uganda are on the rise. Last month a Muslim gained access to a faith-based elementary school in Kabuna village, by pretending to be a Christian. When the school board found out about the false representation, they asked him to leave the school.  He did so, […]

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