Chinese Communists Advise Belief in Marx and Lenin, Not ‘Ghosts and Gods’

China’s effort to subjugate religion and firmly establish the primacy of Communist doctrine has already oppressed Christians and marched Muslims into concentration camps. The Party took aim at traditional Chinese superstition this week, strongly advising citizens to put their faith in Marxism and the writings of President Xi Jinping instead of spirits and hexes.

A decorative plate featuring an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of Chinese flags at a souvenir store next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on February 27, 2018. China's propaganda machine kicked into overdrive on February 27 to defend the Communist Party's move to scrap term …

U.S.: Pakistani Officials Help Muslims Force Christian Women into Marriage

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) published a report Tuesday accusing South East Asian nations of systematically failing to protect their populations’ religious rights, noting that “state officials” in Pakistan often shield criminals forcing Christian or Hindu women into a Muslim marriage.

A Pakistani worker shouts anti U.S. slogans during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The banner at bottom reads, "'immediately hang the cursed man indulged in insulting the Prophet," while …

Report: Half a Billion Christians Facing Global Persecution

More than 60 percent of the world’s population of more than 7.5 billion reside in countries where the right to religious freedom is obstructed or denied. An estimated 505 million Christians face persecution for following their faith, a Catholic NGO Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) report indicated this week.

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Pakistan PM Launches Global Campaign Against Blasphemy

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday declared that Islamabad, which the U.S. placed on a special watch list for “severe violations of religious freedom” this year, would spearhead an international campaign against the defamation of religion and make using freedom of speech as a pretext to commit blasphemy a crime.

IMF says Pakistan has not approached fund for deal