Tag : Refugee Crisis
Refugees from Pakistan title : Pakistani Christian Denied Refugee Status Dies in Detention Center in Thailand
summary : A Pakistani Christian refugee who was not given proper medical attention died at a detention center in Thailand on Saturday. His case is yet another display of neglect for Pakistani Christian asylum seekers by the Thai government and the UNHCR.
date : May 31, 2017 11:35 AM EDT
Muslims Praying During Ramadan title : Islam Projected to Overtake Christianity as World’s Largest Religion
summary : With a rapidly growing Muslim population, Islam is projected to overtake Christianity as the world’s largest religion in a few decades, a study said.
date : May 30, 2017 08:04 AM EDT
Emergency Field Trauma Hospital title : Samaritan’s Purse Hospital Extends Help to Wounded ISIS Fighters in Iraq
summary : Franklin Graham, CEO of the humanitarian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse, said the hospital they set up outside Mosul in Iraq is treating not only civilians but wounded ISIS soldiers as well.
date : Feb 20, 2017 11:45 AM EST
Donald Trump with Greg Champagne title : National Sheriffs' Association Urges Public to Give Trump ‘Benefit of the Doubt’ Over Enhanced Security Measures
summary : While many have reacted negatively on U.S. Pres. Donald Trump’s plans to secure the southern border by building a wall, the president of the National Sheriffs’ Association called on the public to give Trump a chance.
date : Feb 13, 2017 09:55 AM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian Refugee Mother Tells Christian Worker, 'God Doesn't Love Us - He Only Loves Americans'
summary : Syrian refugee mothers suffering in makeshift camps across Turkey have expressed a belief that God has "forgotten" them and only cares for Americans, a Christian missionary has revealed.
date : Feb 06, 2017 01:06 PM EST
Refugees title : Hundreds of Middle East Christians Rescued and Resettled in Australia, Thanks to Christian Aid Group
summary : While many countries have opened their doors to Muslim migrants from the Middle East, the journey has not been as easy for Christians in search of new homes after fleeing from intense persecution from their countries. However, an aid agency that extends help specifically to Christians is working to change the picture.
date : Jan 11, 2017 04:09 PM EST
The Holy Bible title : Migrant Stabs Woman for Reading Bible But Her Thick Coat Protects Her
summary : An Afghan migrant attacked a 50-year-old woman with a knife in an asylum center in Timelkam, Voecklamarkt in North Western Austria because he heard her reading the Bible.
date : Jan 03, 2017 10:14 AM EST
Pakistan Christians title : Brutal Persecution of Christians Will Increase in 2017, Watchdog Warns
summary : More incidences of violent Christian persecution will most likely happen in 2017, warned persecution watchdog Release International in a new report. By releasing the report, the organization hopes to awaken believers to intensify prayers and support for persecuted Christians worldwide.
date : Dec 30, 2016 10:41 PM EST
Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico title : Slovakia Approves Law Banning Islam from Being Registered as a Religion
summary : Slovakia, a predominantly Catholic country, passed a law Wednesday that bans Islam from being officially registered as a religion.
date : Dec 13, 2016 10:54 AM EST
ISIS Fighter title : Rise of Islamist ‘Hyperextremism’ Endangers Global Religious Freedom, Says Report
summary : An alarming new report identifies the rise of Islamist “hyperextremism” as a major threat to religious freedom all over the world and calls for immediate action to combat its “toxic” effects.
date : Nov 17, 2016 05:50 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Iraqi Christian Leader Mark Arabo: What Trump Presidency Will Mean for Persecuted Christians, Refugee Crisis
summary : The Gospel Herald spoke with Mark Arabo, advocate for Chaldeans seeking asylum in the United States and founder of the Minority Humanitarian Foundation, about what a Trump presidency will mean for our brothers and sisters both here and in the Middle East, why the refugee crisis is not a partisan issue, and how American Christians can best help those persecuted for their faith.
date : Nov 11, 2016 03:54 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian Refugees Admitted to US: Muslims Outnumber Christians by 12,587 to 68
summary : The sheer number of Muslim refugees from Syria compared to Christians are staggering. We are talking about a ratio of 185 Muslims to 1 Christian refugee.
date : Oct 04, 2016 09:51 AM EDT
Refugees title : Virginia Immigration Judge Says Migrant Toddlers Can Defend Themselves in Court
summary : A federal court judge from Virginia said that young migrants as young as three years old already have the capacity to defend themselves in an immigration court. The judge made the statement during deposition case regarding the need to appoint attorneys to migrants who are facing deportation.
date : Mar 07, 2016 12:46 PM EST
The European refugee crisis started in 2015 title : Refugee Crisis Update: More Syrians Going to Jordan; Cartoon Swimming Pool Etiquette Pre-Dates Crisis
summary : With Europe currently nailed as the core of the world's refugee crisis, it has been revealed that half a million Syrians in Jordan considered going to Europe. Also, Munich officials said that a cartoon swimming pool etiquette guide for migrants pre-dates the crisis.
date : Feb 03, 2016 01:27 PM EST
Refugee Death Toll title : Refugee Crisis Update: Death Toll For Refugees Trying to Reach Europe Reaches Record High This January
summary : The number of refugees dying en route to Europe has surged to a record-breaking high this January. On the last count, at least 230 refugees already died while trying to escape their home countries to reach Europe, sparking widespread concern.
date : Jan 30, 2016 12:57 PM EST
Refugee Crisis title : Shocking Images of ISIS Flags, Severed Heads, Violent Executions Found on Refugees Seeking Asylum in Norway
summary : Hundreds of refugees entering Norway have been discovered with images of Islamic State flags, executions, and severed heads on their on their mobile phones, exacerbating widespread concerns the terrorist group may be using the refugee crisis to smuggle extremists into Europe.
date : Dec 16, 2015 11:55 AM EST
Migrant girl, Refugees title : Seven Assyrian Christians, Including Women and Children, Drown in Aegean Sea While Escaping ISIS
summary : Seven Assyrian Christians died while trying to escape ISIS. They drowned while crossing the Mediterranean.
date : Nov 21, 2015 02:02 PM EST
Refugee Crisis, Migrants title : Refugee Crisis Prompts Emergency Summit of Bitterly Divided Leaders of 28 EU Countries
summary : Bitterly divided European leaders will seek to find a credible response to the worst migration crisis affecting the continent since World War Two, which has tarnished its image as a beacon of peace, at an emergency summit next week.
date : Sep 20, 2015 09:12 AM EDT