Religious Persecution

Five Reasons Why the World Needs a Wake-up Call on Religious Persecution

The persecution of people all over the world has already become a serious problem that happened centuries ago and up until now, whole communities are suffering purely because of their beliefs and religion. Persecution is continuously happening, causes bigger problems and violence that includes annihilating whole religious groups. We have already witnessed immeasurable happenings of […]

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Pew and IDOP findings: Heighten Levels of Religious Persecution Worldwide

A controversial finding was verified by the Pew Research Center’s 11th annual study that observes the limitations on freedom of religion in 198 nations. The finding led to one belief, dictators are the worst persecutors of believers. The level of government violations has reached an all-time high in 2018, with 56 nations suffering “high” or

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A Timeline of Religious Violence in Modern India: From the 1947 Partition to the Modi Government’s Hindu Supremacy

There is an alarming increase in the number of religious violence cases across the globe.  Repressive actions and laws towards religious minorities and even within the ranks of the same religion have become more widespread over the last decade. Street protests scale up to riots, in the name of a “supreme” religion to protect, which

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The Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan: To Protect or To Kill?

The Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan are out for more blood with an unhealthy increase in the number of extrajudicial killings over the last decade. What is more threatening and beyond horrifying is the very fact that these committed “offences” are getting more absurd.  Crimes committed were as “shallow” as throwing a business card named Muhammad

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Most Painful Example of Religious Persecution in History

Acts of violence and harassment towards an individual or group of people based on their religion or beliefs have been part history for years. This form of persecution is a tragic reality that is often initiated by authorities who feel threatened by a group of people who have a different belief from them. In history,

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10 Famous Martyrs and Why They Died (Updated 2020)

In history, hundreds of early Christians have faced persecution for their faith. Some historians even believed that the Roman Catholic Church was born out of the martyrdom of its members. A Christian martyr is someone willing to face death rather than deny Jesus Christ or his Gospel. Beheading, stoning, crucifixion, and burning at stake were

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Profile of the Most Persecuted Religions Today

Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of a person or a group of people. For oppression to exist, there needs to be an oppressor and a victim. Society’s institutions, such as government, education, and culture, all contribute or reinforce discrimination towards marginalized groups. Religious persecution is among the most common types of oppression and it is

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