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Southeast Asia’s ISIS Worries

ISIS’ brutal actions in the middle East are making plenty of headlines, but there are real concerns that their influence is spreading even to far away places like Malaysia and Indonesia.

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Female Suicide Bombers in Nigeria

Nigeria recently dealt with a rash of female suicide bombings. The incidents fueled speculation that Boko Haram is indoctrinating young women into radical Islam, or worse.

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Lawmakers Say Religious Freedom Report is All Bark, More to Do

My latest article for World regarding international persecution: While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the State Department’s religious freedom report—two Republican lawmakers said more work remains … Continue reading

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Indian Villages Pass Restrictions on Non-Hindus

My latest article for WORLD focuses on Hindu extremists’ attempts in India to restrict the Christian minority and other non-Hindus:

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Pro-Life Nurse Files Discrimination Lawsuit in Sweden

My latest persecution report for WORLD comes from Sweden, where Christian midwife says her pro-life views have cost her multiple jobs. 

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Efforts to Bring Peace, Stability to Central African Republic

For World this week, I wrote about Central African Republic again, but this time found a glimmer of hope in the mediation efforts led by a priest in Bozoum.

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A story from Crimea

Crimea and its annexation of Russia is one of the big news stories right now, so I recently wrote about the Ukrainian Greek Catholics who say Russia is targeting them and trying to push them out of the region.

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Religious extremism in Syria and Nigeria

My latest article for WORLD was posted yesterday. It addresses the attempts by the most extreme Islamist group in Syria to impose Sharia on the people of Raqqa, Syria. 

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Don’t Miss List 1.27.14

Happy Monday morning to all of you reading in real time. It’s been ages since I posted a Don’t Miss List and work being what it is right now, it’s about all I have time to post today.

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Persecution for Christmas

In my latest story for World, I explored what Christmas was like last year for Christians in persecutions countries. Targeted arrests and abuse took place in several countries. Here is my story. 

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