Israel slams UNHRC: ‘Biased one-sided report tainted with hatred for Israel’

Israel’s Foreign Ministry responded to the release Tuesday of a report by the UN Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry against Israel over Israel’s efforts to defend itself from the thousands of rocket and mortar attacks fired by terrorist organizations during Operation Guardian of the Walls in May, 2021.

China To Help Lead WHO Despite Controversy

There was mounting concern Wednesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) wouldn’t be able to tackle future pandemics after China joined its executive.

Police Burns Church Building In Central India

Nearly four months after their thatched-roof church building was torched, Christian villagers in central India have expressed concern that the suspect has not been charged.

Xi Jinping: China doesn’t need “preachers” on human rights

China’s President Xi Jinping told the UN this week that his country doesn’t need ‘preachers’ to ‘boss’ it around on the issue of human rights, Fox Metro News (FMN) reports. Xi made his remark during a video call with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, despite facing accusations of gross human rights violations against the Uyghur and other Muslim minorities, and of systematically suppressing Christianity nationwide.

Detained Iran Pastor Briefly Home For Easter

A detained pastor of Iran’s largest evangelical network of house churches spent Easter Sunday with his family but was due to return to prison Monday, Worthy News learned.

Iran: Imprisoned pastor is granted 5-day home leave

A pastor in Iran who is serving a six-year prison sentence for ‘acting against national security by ‘promoting Zionist Christianity,’ has been granted a five-day furlough to be with his family, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports. Yousef Nadarkhani was released from Evin prison on 13 April, for reasons that are not clear.

Nigeria: Slaughter of Christians headed toward Genocide if nothing is done say NGOs

A new report by major Christian advocacy and international human rights organizations warns that the ongoing slaughter of many thousands of Christians in Nigeria’s Middle Belt at the hands of Fulani Muslim terrorists could increase to the level of genocide if it continues to be unchecked, International Christian Concern (ICC) report.

Chinese Christian in US to give evidence of abuses in Xinjiang detention camp

A Christian citizen of China has arrived in the US to provide evidence supporting a case submitted to the International Criminal Court that China has committed crimes against humanity at its detention camps in Xinjiang, Axios reports. Detained and tortured in a Xinjiang camp for 10 months, Ovalbek Turdakun gave thanks to God after he and his wife and child arrived safely in Washington DC on April 8.

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