Cleric Lynched In Pakistan Over Muhammed Remarks

An Islamic cleric has been beaten to death by a Muslim mob in northwestern Pakistan after comparing a political candidate to Islam’s prophet Muhammed, Worthy News learned Tuesday.

Afghan Christian families seeking refuge in hostile Pakistan

The International Christian Concern (ICC) aid organization has found 60 Christian families that escaped Afghanistan to seek refuge in next-door Pakistan, even though Pakistan has a notoriously bad record on its treatment of Christians. Indeed, ICC found at least three of these families have returned to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan after suffering the dreadful conditions for refugees in Pakistan.

Pakistan Mosque Bomb Blast Kills Over 60

Authorities say a suspected suicide bomb blast carried out by the Pakistan Taliban group at a mosque in north-western Pakistan killed at least 61 people and injured more than 160 worshipers.

Pakistan: National Assembly votes to make controversial blasphemy laws even harsher

Bypassing public debate on the matter, Pakistan’s National Assembly on January 17 voted to make the country’s highly controversial blasphemy laws even harsher than they already are, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports. Pakistan ranks seven on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

100 Christian Women, Girls Abducted In Pakistan

At least some 100 Christian women and girls have been abducted and forced to marry and “convert” to Islam in Pakistan from January 2019 to October 2022, according to a new human rights report.

Russia Furious Over UN Condemning Ukrainian Annexation

Russia has expressed anger that the United Nations general assembly condemned its annexation of Ukrainian territories and warned that admitting Ukraine into the NATO military alliance would lead to World War III. The statements came as Ukraine’s state emergency service said it is actively searching for people trapped under rubble after another Russian strike in the country’s south, while Turkey sought an opening for peace talks.

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