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Read more...Nigeria: Terror attacks in three States
Fifteen people were killed and 34 injured were yesterday when suspected members of the Islamist terror group Boko Haram launched a gun and bomb attack on the Federal College of Education (FCE) in the capital of Kano State in northern Nigeria. 19/09/2014

Women embrace in the aftermath of the bombing of All Saints Church, Pakistan.Read more...Pakistan: CSW calls for justice and compensation for victims ahead of All Saints Church bombing anniversary
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the Pakistani government to fulfill its pledge to compensate the victims of the attack on All Saints Church in Peshawar, ahead of the anniversary of the bombing that took place on 22 September 2013. 19/09/2014

Read more...Sudan: Meriam Ibrahim's lawyers to make constitutional challenge
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has learned that the lawyers who represented Meriam Ibrahim, whose conviction for apostasy and adultery was overturned by the Appeal Court on 23 June, are currently defending the case at the Supreme Court and plan to take it to Sudan’s Constitutional Court for a final ruling on the constitutionality of apostasy in the criminal code. 19/09/2014

Read more...Eritrea: CSW calls for compliance with African Commission rulings on anniversary of arrests
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for international pressure on the government of Eritrea, to ensure that it complies with rulings passed by the African Commission calling for prominent politicians and journalists who have been detained incommunicado for the last thirteen years to be released and compensated. 18/09/2014

Jhonatan David Vargas. Credit: JustapazRead more...Colombia: Constitutional court upholds right to conscientious objection and religious freedom
The Colombian Constitutional Court upheld the right to conscientious objection, freedom of worship and religious freedom on 16 September in the case of Jhonatan David Vargas Becerra, who was forcibly inducted into the military in March 2014 and later arrested and imprisoned on charges of going absent without leave. 17/09/2014

Read more...China: Two more Nanle church detainees sentenced in Henan
Two more detainees from Nanle County Christian Church, Henan Province, detained in November 2013 after a group of church members attempted to petition a higher authority about a land dispute involving the church, have been found guilty of “gathering a crowd to disrupt public order”. 16/09/2014


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Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is a human rights organisation which specialises in religious freedom, works on behalf of those persecuted for their Christian beliefs and promotes religious liberty for all.

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