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Pakistan: 10 Years Ago, Shahbaz Bhatti Killed For Opposing Blasphemy Law

March 2, 2021

Shahbaz Bhatti, the highest Christian official in Pakistan and advocate for religious freedom, was assassinated on March 2, 2011. He had courageously fought for religious minorities and against the country’s blasphemy law, which outlaws insulting Islam. Anticipating his killing, Shahbaz arranged for a video interview to be sent to news agencies within hours of his death.…

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Video: Inside Burma After New Attacks

January 29, 2021

After tentative hope for a peace process, Burma’s military has renewed its attacks on Karen villages. In one area, over 200 people fled the shelling and are hiding in the jungle. Burma “has not specifically said it is because the Karen in the area are Christian, but have somehow made deals with any Buddhist villages,”…

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Laos: Country Background

January 18, 2021

In 1975, following six centuries of monarchy and then colonization by France that ended in 1949, communists took over Laos and instituted socialism. Today, roughly 7.5 million people from 49 ethnic groups live in Laos, with just under two-thirds identifying as Buddhist, a third as no religion and less than two percent as Christian. What’s…

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