Thousands rally in Bangladesh against attack on nuns

Muslim and Hindu groups join Christians in protest.
Posted on July 22, 2014, 5:15 PM

Nuns form a human chain during Christian protests in Dhaka on Monday. Dhaka:
Thousands of Christians protested across Bangladesh on Monday following an attack on nuns in the north of the country earlier this month.  read more »

Racial slurs, discrimination - Indian Northeasterners suffer

Delhi
More than 10,000 people from the northeast come to Delhi every year for education and jobs because of poor opportunities in the region.
Posted on July 22, 2014, 9:20 PM

From being overcharged to racial abuse, people from the northeastern states have to fight it out in their daily life in the capital and
with the killing of a Manipuri youth Monday, their grievances and anxieties have again come to the fore.

"Delhi is becoming unsafe for everyone, especially for people from the northeastern region. We are cheated everywhere, with local shopkeepers quoting increased prices just looking at us. Even autowallahs fleece us by overcharging and refusing to go by the meter rates," Taba Doni, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, told IANS.
Doni, a student, added that he and his friends end up paying high rents "as compared to other people" living in the same building.  read more »

GCIC lauds gracious intervention of Pope Francis saving Sudanes couple

A smiling and visibly relieved Meriam arrived safely in Rome this morning, along with her husband and their two children. They were escorted by the Italian Deputy Foreign Minister who helped negotiate her departure from Sudan. Meriam accompanied by her husband Daniel Wani and their two children later met with Pope Francis in Rome,who has graciously used his office to negotiate for the release of this couple.Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) lauds the the visionary pope for his involvement in the affairs of persecuted Christians across the world.We also hope and pray that Papal intervention will save lives of Christians in Nigeria and middle east Christians are persecute for faith in Christ  read more »

#ن: How an Arabic letter was reclaimed to support Iraq’s persecuted Christians

Over the weekend, while the world’s gaze was on Gaza and Syria, the situation of Christians in northern Iraq took a sharp turn for the worse, with thousands forced to flee their homes. The situation is so dire that a social media campaign has been launched to try to reclaim the very symbol of persecution against these Christians and to try and raise awareness about their fate.  read more »

The United Nations Security Council Gives Strong Condemnation To ISIL Persecutions


This Christian Iraqi family fled the town of Qaragosh, 30km east of Mosul, in June 2014, after militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) took control of Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq. Photo: IRIN/Louise Redvers  read more »

ISIS Militants Persecuting Christians in North-West Iraq – Russian Foreign Ministry


MOSCOW, July 22 (RIA Novosti) - Moscow is concerned over persecutions of Christians living in the north-west of Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.  read more »

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