The FIFA World Cup has turned critical eyes to the small Persian Gulf country. Three people on the ground analyse the freedom of Christians.
Human rights activists said prosecutors mistakenly used a repealed article of the criminal code. Police also confiscated their Bibles and church material.
The announcement of bilateral relations between Afghanistan's new government and Beijing goes beyond economics. “It may threaten global religious freedom”, experts say.
Supreme Court declines petition to protect Christian girls from forcible conversion to Islam and marriage to Muslims.
The Gambian Christian Council is concerned about the importance that the Shariah has in the draft constitution.
According to the law, conversion from Islam is illegal and punishable by death. “Christian converts will be forced to hide their faith even more carefully”, Open Doors says.