More on Human Rights Abuses

Teaching Congolese refugees self-sufficiency gains nun U.N. recognition

RNS () — Angelique Namaika, a Roman Catholic nun, rides a bicycle on the rutted roads of the Democratic Republic … Continued

Keep doomsday religion out of the Syrian conflict

RNS () — As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons at the outskirts of Damascus and President Obama mulls … Continued

Thai government and Muslim guerrillas sign Ramadan cease fire accord

BANGKOK, Thailand — Buddhist-majority Thailand hopes its first “common understanding” with minority ethnic Malay Islamist guerrillas will create “a violence-free … Continued

Passover discomfort over slavery

As Jewish people and our friends and guests sit down to Passover Seders, we will hold the Passover matzo aloft … Continued

Freedom languishes for Baha’is in Iran

Nagan is a professor of law and the founding director of the Institute for Human Rights and Peace Development at … Continued

Saeed Abedini’s case a call to action for Christians

For the most part, we all know that there are places in the world where Christians undergo immense persecution for … Continued

Obama invokes Holocaust to confront Syria, Iran

WASHINGTON — Invoking the call of ÔÔnever againÕÕ used on Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Obama pledged Monday (April 23) to … Continued

Working to save the life of a Christian pastor in Iran

A week ago, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was a relatively unknown Christian facing execution for his faith under Iran’s interpretation of … Continued

Morocco: it’s complicated

The rapid-fire events in Tunisia and Egypt have caught people everywhere by surprise. That’s especially true in the neighborhood (North … Continued

Bearing witness: Why I spirited secrets out of China

This is the last in a series of five columns written by Matteo Pistono on the occasion of Chinese President … Continued