A woman who organized the Maha Shivratri festival in Udmurtia, Central Russia, was charged for “illegal missionary activity.”
The Observatory of Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe details incidents in several countries, including UK, Italy, Germany and Poland.
A motion asks the Commission to reconsider the privileged GSP+ status accorded to the country, because of its gross violations of religious liberty.
The incident is part of an alarming series of attacks against Catholic statues and churches in the United States.
In Pakistan, reporters who criticize the authorities or denounce human rights violations are routinely attacked.
NGOs ask to stay the execution of Father Isaiah, a coptic monk sentenced in Egypt for the murder of his bishop.
A mob demolished the minarets and mihrab of the building in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan. Again, the police sided with the thugs.
A hairdresser refused to submit a sworn declaration about the health inspection of his shop, claiming swearing is against the Bible.
Leading NGOs believe the proposed rules would encourage Internet giants to discriminate against free speech and “marginalized religious communities.”