Posts Tagged ‘ Religious Freedom ’

Construction of new water system underway

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By
These are the new water tanks that will sit on top of the new water towers which have not yet been delivered. This is not a small project.

In April of this year, when I visited the Nigerian orphanage that the Religious Freedom Coalition supports, the available water was marginal.  There was only one running tap for over 200 children and the squatting toilets did not flush.

Trump’s State Department: Iranian Christians not Welcome in USA

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

Under the Trump Administration in 2017, a total of forty Iranians and their families were handed Green Cards under the EB-5 program that sells resident status for an investment. Of those, only four put up $1,000,000 and the other thirty-six, received Green Cards

Trump and neocons cleanse a mass murderer of his sins Sanctions removed from Omar al-Bashir then imposed on Iran

Nov 17th, 2017 | By
The author, William J. Murray, in Darfur during war waged by the Sudan (2006)

President Omar al-Bashir of the Sudan has been indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a war criminal, and there is an international arrest warrant for him. The planning for the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was done in the Sudan under the watchful eye of this mass murderer, who has long practiced genocide.
This same Omar al-Bashir is now apparently a good guy in the eyes of President Donald Trump and his newly found neocon buddies. They recently removed sanctions that had been imposed on the Sudan, even though the murder of Christians continues in the Nuba Mountains under al-Bashir’s rule.
The arrest warrant by the ICC for crimes of mass murder in Darfur, and the status of Sudan as a “State sponsor of terrorism” were both still recognized and backed by the United States as recently as May of 2017 under the Administration of President Donald Trump.

Muslims Wants ‘Blasphemers’ Prosecuted … Worldwide!

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

For years, Islamic nations have successfully pressed the United Nations to pass non-binding resolutions condemning “defamation of religion.” In nations such as Pakistan, the penalty for “blasphemy” against Islam or its prophet is death. While the sentence has not been imposed in recent years, some people who have been accused of blasphemy have been murdered

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Compassion International May Be Forced Out of India

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By

Compassion International, a Christian nongovernmental organization that provides aid to over 145,000 impoverished children in India, has three weeks left in the country unless officials give it a reprieve. Stephen Oakley, the group’s senior vice president and general counsel, told the US House Foreign Affairs Committee that the organization has “simply run out of funds.”

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Turkey’s Wavering Support For Religious Freedom

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

Turkey’s wavering support for religious freedom I walked into the Ankara airport on Dec. 20, after a long day of eye-opening meetings, to the news on CNN International – the Russian ambassador to Turkey had just been shot. Our U.S. ambassador to Turkey, John Bass, a career diplomat who expertly navigated our previous 24 hours

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Will 2017 Be The End of Christian Persecution?

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

Release International issued a new warning about persecution of Christians around the world in 2017. The greatest area of concern continues to be the Islamic world, where Christians are persecuted by both extremist groups and state governments. In 2016, it was reported that at least 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith across the globe.

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One Christian Is Killed for Their Faith Every Six Minutes

Dec 30th, 2016 | By

In 2016, ninety thousand Christians around the world were murdered for their faith, according to Italy’s Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) religious study group. That equates to one Christian being killed every six minutes. Massimo Introvigne, the director of the Center for Studies on New Religions, told Vatican Radio that Christianity is now

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Religious Persecution is Focus of New US Law

Dec 14th, 2016 | By

A bill has been sent to President Obama’s desk that addresses the increasing persecution of Christians and other religious minorities around the world. The Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act will give the United States government and the State Department new tools, resources and training to help counter extremism and violations of religious freedom

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Religious Freedom Amendment Scrapped By Congress

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

By; Frank York The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that is to be passed by Congress very soon included a religious freedom amendment designed to protect defense contractors from religious discrimination. It has been stripped from the bill at the last minute. The amendment offered by Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) was created to protect federal

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