Posts tagged "religious persecution"

Thank You, Father

A week after the State Department’s annual listing of countries “blacklisted” for their lack of religious freedom, comes horrible new testimony and details from North Korean refugees, charging incidents, in 2003 and before, of violent persecution of North Korean Christians named, and executed, by the government as “Protestant spies.” The 128-page report detailing the allegations...

Know Your Audience (If Not the Story)

In the wake of the U.S. State Department’s report on worldwide religious freedom, which once again condemned Saudi Arabia as a severe violator of religious liberty that only allowed citizens to follow the state-sanctioned version of Sunni Islam, comes the story of a Saudi teacher convicted for classroom irreverence, and given a sentence of three...

Daily Links 05 November 2004

You’ll Know Us by Our Earbuds A California start-up called BiblePlayer offers free downloads of three different text versions of the Bible that can be stored and read on the screen of an iPod. An Educational Opportunity The American Life League has issued a press release calling for the ousting and ostracism of Pamela Hayes, an openly pro-choice Catholic...

19 August 2004 Daily Links

Everyone likes a winner: Bush has been using images of the Iraqi soccer team in his advertising and inserting them into his speeches. But according to Sports Illustrated, Bush is one fan the team can do without: “How will [Bush] meet his god having slaughtered so many men and women?” asks midfielder Ahmed Manajid. Jim Yardley of The...