Cuba has shown some relatively significant signs of economic and political transformation since Raúl Castro’s official election as President in February 2008, but the nation’s communist government still persecutes Christians and crushes dissent.
WEA-RLC Research and Analysis Report: Does Egypt's Draft Constitution Provide for Religious Freedom?Dec 6, 2012
The Constituent Assembly of Egypt came out with a draft constitution on Nov. 29, and a referendum will be held for its adoption on Dec. 15. The draft prepared by the Islamist- dominated assembly shows where the Muslim Brotherhood stands on the role of Shari'a in public life and human rights as under
The three core commissions of World Evangelical Alliance, the Mission Commission, the Theological Commission and the Religious Liberty Commission, have again jointly published a major book project. Under the leadership of the Mission Commission they gathered world class essays from all continents ar
"LORD, you are the God who saves me; day and night I cry out to you. May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry"
The first annual International Society for Urban Mission (ISUM) Summit will be held January 26th-29th, 2013, in partnership with the World Evangelical Alliance Theological Commission and Micah Network, a WEA global partner. This year’s theme is “Integral Urban Mission”.
Pastor shot by Islamic militants in PAKISTAN - 10 October, It is reported that an evangelical Pastor in Faisalabad, Pakistan was shot by Islamic militants who opposed his Christian activities in the area. The incident occurred after a church service and dinner when Pastor Babar Bhatti of the Presbyt
Attacks on Christians in the south Indian state of Karnataka are being reported almost every other day. And now, with the state assembly election not too far away, the frequency and the intensity of attacks might further increase. For, the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appear
Russian police demolished Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in Moscow last month. The members of the church now gather near the ruins for worship, bearing testimony to the continued persecution of "non-traditional," or disfavored, religious groups after President Vladimir Putin assumed office about fi
September 9, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani imprisoned on charges of apostasy and sentenced to death by an Iranian court, was released on 8 September, after serving 3 years imprisonment. According to reports, he was freed following a nearly 6-hour court appearance. It is reported that officials lowered hi
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