It is unclear whether the anti-apostasy statute is still in force. To be on the safer side, judges enforce it anyway.
Violent extremists claiming the Sikh homeland in India should become an independent state remain a problem in Canada and other countries.
The assault on the Unification Church after the Abe assassination is incompatible with several articles of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
“They Kill Russian Children, Cats, and Pigeons”: Russian Anti-Cultists Accuse Ukraine of Spreading Imaginary “Cults” in Russia
Roman Silantyev insists that “Columbine Satanism” and MKU (Maniacs: Murder Cult) work for Ukraine in Russian territory. They do not exist, but the FSB arrests hundreds of alleged members anyway.
A schoolteacher was abducted at gunpoint from her home, and forced to convert to Islam and marry the man who had raped her—“voluntarily,” a Pakistani court said.
The total number of graves of members of the Ahmadiyya community attacked in 2022 has risen to 185.
Both books or pamphlets and individuals will be included in a mammoth Orwellian list of targets for exclusion and repression.
Members of the Riga-based Word of Faith church, which once praised Putin’s anti-LGBT agenda, have been arrested as “agents of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.”
The crackdown particularly continues to target the Catholic Church, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says in a comprehensive report.