Women are the most targeted by harassment online, says the Attalaki Association. The media should be an example of “adhering to impartiality and professionalism when dealing with topics related to religious minorities”.
Local authorities accused the Christian leaders of “tricking new members and disuniting the Bulgarian nation”. The religious freedom of the pastors was violated with “pejorative and hostile language”, says the European Union Human Rights court.
There are opportunities for churches as they welcome Ukrainians into their midst, many of whom come from evangelical backgrounds.
Country's population increased by 843,000 people in 6 months, reaching 84 million. German evangelicals continue to actively help Ukrainian refugees.
A Ukrainian refugee family shares how a biblical faith and worldview has been essential to deal with the reception process in the other corner of Europe.
Many churches have begun by opening a hub for Ukrainian refugees, serving as a community space for Ukrainians and hosts in their local area.
The World Evangelical Alliance sends a report to the United Nations denouncing “how the Indian government has fostered violence and legal discrimination against religious and social minorities”.
Evangelical churches acknowledge the serious refugee crisis but “continue to selflessly and tirelessly respond to the overwhelming needs around them”.
Shibboleth describes the cultural markers which separate “Us” from “Them”. How do the missionally-minded navigate this landscape of shibboleths?
Ukraine Connect has already matched over 90 individuals with a host. It has more than 400 refugees seeking for a place and over 245 potential offering homes.
The potential of media and local fellowships.
Evangelicals in the country call to pray for peace. “Attacks on innocent people based on religious and ethnic differences are not acceptable in the Word of God or Ethiopian culture”.
“She was apparently killed by the Islamist terrorist organization JNIM", Swiss authorities said in a statement. Beatrice Stöckli had already been abducted and released in 2012.
Hindu villagers have also stopped worshippers from coming to services, with threats that they would be brutally attacked if they continued gathering.
The UN International Court of Justice has issued precautionary measures to protect the Rohingya minority.
According to a Pew Research survey, “52 countries impose high levels of restrictions on religion, up from 40 in 2007”. Social hostilities have grown even more.
Eighty journalists were killed this year. “The hatred of journalists is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians” and “amplified by social networks”, a RSF report says.
Another hostage is seriously wounded. "Two soldiers of the Islamic State had carried out the attack”, the Daesh-linked Amaq news agency confirmed.
Police confirms 17 people were killed. The terrorists were still inside the building after security forces stormed the building. The remaining hostages have been freed. Gunmen took the hotel shooting, and shouting "Allah is great!" in Arabic.