More than a month after the Supreme Court of Nepal ordered Pastor Keshab Raj Acharya to serve one year in prison under a law against proselytizing, he seeks to convert the sentence into a fine.
Muslims fired gunshots and threw fuel bombs at the homes of Christians in a village in Pakistan at 2 a.m. on Feb. 12 for supporting an opposing political party in last week’s elections, Morning Star News reported.
In a rare move in Pakistan, police discharged a 72-year-old Christian from a blasphemy case after the complainant admitted she had falsely accused him, Morning Star News reported.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb. 13) reprimanded the Punjab Province government over its progress report on anti-Christian attacks in Jaranwala, terming it “worthy of being thrown into the dustbin.”
An Armenian court rejected the appeal of a Baptist conscientious objector who faces two years in jail for refusing to serve in the military.
Citing lax government response to Islamic extremist attacks on a Christian community last August, an advocacy group recently filed another plea for justice with the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
An Islamist cleric allegedly presided over the forced conversion of two Christians in Sialkot District, Pakistan after they were tortured into reciting the Islamic conversion creed, Morning Star News reported.
Vietnam’s reaction to the designation, so far, has been more measured than last year, when the country responded with anger and a flurry of books …
Police intimidation and lax investigations into Islamist rioting that destroyed scores of Christian homes and businesses in Jaranwala, Pakistan in August has dampened hopes of justice for the victims, sources said.