Hopelessness Fuels Suicides In Afghanistan

What if you were told that you could only go to school through the sixth grade, you could not leave your home without a male escort, you could not choose your own mate to marry because only your parents could do that, and that your future dreams and aspirations [...]

Violence Against Christian Churches In Pakistan

Blasphemy is a very serious offence in Pakistan. People accused of it have died. Property of offenders has been destroyed. Only two percent of Pakistan’s population is Christian, but it often finds itself assaulted and accused of different offences. Several Christian churches were set on fire by rampaging mobs [...]

Update On Violence In Manipur

Manipur is called the “jewel of India’ because of its location in a valley surrounded by nine hills. But, it doesn’t seem like much of a jewel right now with all of the violence that has been taking place. It is the ethnic clashes between the minority Kuki and [...]

The Taliban In Afghanistan Closes Beauty Salons

No one expected this latest news in Afghanistan. Who did the Taliban attack? Women! How did they do that? They ordered the closure of beauty salons in the country. Women’s rights activist Mahbouba Serraj, who is a very outspoken critic of the Taliban says “There are no public places [...]

The Sound of Freedom Needs to Be Heard in India!

India Population: 1.3 billion Christian percentage: 2.2 Dominant Religion: Hinduism Persecution Ranking: 10   Have you seen the movie “Sound of Freedom”? It’s about human trafficking in Latin America, but the situation is worldwide, including India. They might use the victim as an unwilling organ donor, a domestic servant, [...]

Ethnic Violence Rocks India’s Manipur State

Your first question might be where is Manipur? It is a state in northeastern India largely isolated from the major part of the country. There are several diverse ethnic groups living there. Manipur has been in the news lately because of the violence that has occurred. Hundreds have been [...]

Violence Continues to Escalate in India’s Manipur Province

Once again ethnic clashes have broken out between the  minority Kuki and majority Meitei communities in India’s Manipur province. Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi surveyed the relief camps and reported, “I met people of all communities....The basic amenities at the camps need to be improved. Food needs to be [...]

Ethnic Violence Rocks India’s Northeastern State Of Manipur

Persecution against Christians is not a thing of the past. It is very much alive and growing around the world, as in the case of Manipur state in India. Men, women, and children have been beaten and attacked by ravaging mobs. Houses and entire villages have been set on [...]

Update: Violence Erupts In Pakistan After Ex-Prime Minister’s Arrest

Pakistan is no stranger to violence. Imran Khan, the ex- Prime Minister, is the seventh former prime minister to be arrested in the country. The military has made most of the ruling ever since Pakistan gained its independence from British colonial rule. Khan was arrested Tuesday during a court [...]

Will History Repeat Itself in India’s Punjab?

Population: 1.3 billion Dominant religion: Hinduism Christian: 2.2 percent Evangelical: Unknown   Why would Sikhs want their home state, Punjab, to break away from India? There are several reasons. When India gained its independence from Great Britain on August 15, 1947, Muslims soon separated into a different nation. Yet [...]

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