Christian Solidarity Worldwide
• Burma urged to cooperate with fact finding mission
Burma Human Rights Network and 22 Organizations Call on The International Community to Pressure Myanmar to Give Full Access to UN-Mandated Fact Finding Mission
• China: Muslims and Christians detained in Xinjiang
On 18 April, five Christians from Xinjiang Province, China, were jailed for 3-5 years for participating in the planning of a Bible study.
• Campaign of violence continues in Southern Kaduna
At least 12 people were killed and many more injured when Fulani militiamen attacked Asso Village in the Jemaa local government area (LGA) of Kaduna State in central Nigeria on 15 April.
• CSW receives UN accreditation
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has been granted official UN accreditation by the 54 membered United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) after eight years
• India: Religious intolerance on Palm Sunday
Christians in six States in India witnessed harassment and attacks on Palm Sunday on 9 April.
• Egypt: State of emergency following church attacks
The Egyptian government has declared a three-month state of emergency, three days of mourning and increased security following attacks on two churches in northern Egypt on 9 April.
• Dignitaries support CSW at UN
Thirty dignitaries from around the world, including Nobel Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Jose Ramos-Horta, the former President of Timor Leste,
• Bangladesh: Villagers injured after police attack
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for an independent investigation after an alleged attack by police officers on a Christian community in Bangladesh on 24 March
• Sudan church leader killed during peaceful protest
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has learned that an elder of the Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church (SEPC) was killed on 3 April during a peaceful protest
• Catholic Priest honoured for investigating attacks
Father Omar Sotelo Aguilar, a Catholic Priest who has documented attacks on priests and other Catholic Church members by criminal groups in Mexico for over a decade,