Malaysia’s ‘Allah’ ruling widely criticised
Malaysia’s escalating dispute over who has the right to use the word ‘Allah’ to describe God continues unabated.
The country’s Court of Appeal ruled in October that only Malay Muslims were entitled t11/12/2013
Scores killed in Central African Republic
Three days of sectarian violence have left hundreds dead in the Central African Republic capital.
An offensive in Bangui by Christian-dominated anti-Balaka militias on Dec. 5 sparked fierce reprisals10/12/2013
Report claims 30,000 Eritreans kidnapped in 5 years
A report presented to the European Parliament shows that around 30,000 Eritreans have been kidnapped since 2007 and taken to the Sinai while ransom payments are demanded.
The report, conducted by an E09/12/2013
Rumour of tryst triggers anti-Christian violence in Egypt village
The way Christians in the Egyptian town of Nazlet El-Badraman describe it, the deadly rampage that engulfed their village grew out of an unfounded rumour.
When it finally blew over, one person was de06/12/2013
Pakistan’s churches increase security after Peshawar blasts
Security around churches in Pakistan has increased since the deadly suicide blasts in Peshawar in September and the death of a police guard outside a church last month.
On September 22, two suicide bo