KYRGYZSTAN: New restrictions in draft new Religion Law

KYRGYZSTAN: New restrictions in draft new Religion Law

January 4, 2022 | Forum 18 The draft Religion Law prepared by the State Commission for Religious Affairs would – if adopted in current form – continue to ban worship meetings and religious education without state permission; make registering small religious...
PAKISTAN: A Christian sentenced to death on blasphemy charges

Pakistan: Sacrilegious Attack Against Sikhs in Sindh

December 29, 2021 | Massimo Introvigne | BItter Winter An attack against a Sikh place of worship took place on November 27 at Gurdwara Shri Guru Harkrishen Sahib situated at Village Kot Meer Badan Khan Bajarani in Kashmore district’s Karampur tehsil. Attackers...
An Update on Religious Freedom Conditions in Turkey

An Update on Religious Freedom Conditions in Turkey

December 28, 2021 | USCIRF Religious freedom conditions in Turkey continue to follow a disappointing, negative trajectory. The Hagia Sophia conversion, the continued closure of the Halki Seminary, government meddling in the internal affairs of religious minority...
CHINA: Special bimonthly FORB Newsletter (16-30.11.2021)

CHINA: Special bimonthly FORB Newsletter (16-30.11.2021)

December 20, 2021 | HRWF General 16.11.2021 – China: Religion expelled from the “Secret Room” Offline games, which also include “Script Killing,” are immensely popular among Chinese youth. A new regulation will forbid references to religion. Continue reading…...