ALGERIA: More churches sealed by government in Oran area

ALGERIA: More churches sealed by government in Oran area

Jul 14, 2021 | Freedom of Religion and Belief | HRWF On 7 July three churches in the  Oran area were sealed, bringing the number of sealed churches to 16. Christians in Algeria ask for prayer for the on-going campaign against the church that started in 2017. The three...
Russia moves to prohibit Ukrainian Orthodox church services in occupied Crimea

RUSSIA: Siberian Court orders Falun Gong movement banned

Jul 14, 2021 | Freedom of Religion and Belief | HRWF A Siberian regional court has banned Falun Gong, the Chinese spiritual movement that China’s Communist Party has sought to stamp out since the late 1990s. The ruling, by an appeals court in the city of Novosibirsk,...
Pakistan: Sikhs Protest Disrepair of Historical Temple

Pakistan: Sikhs Protest Disrepair of Historical Temple

June 25th 2021 | Massimo Introvigne | BitterWinter Chak Fateh Bhinder is a village in Daska tehsi of Sialkot district of Pakistan’s Punjab. It is not a famous village, except that Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, stopped there after completing his...
Russia moves to prohibit Ukrainian Orthodox church services in occupied Crimea

Road to Ban Falun Gong in Russia Continues, U.S. React

July 12th 2021 | Massimo Introvigne | BitterWinter Bitter Winter has reported in the past about the maneuvers of Russian anti-cultists such as Alexander Dvorkin and Roman Silantyev to have Falun Gong banned in Russia as an “extremist” organization. Falun Gong has been...