Day: July 10, 2014

Religious freedom in peril

Written by Nicholas Kristof | sacbee.com This is a sensitive area I’m wading into here, I realize. A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to renounce her Christian faith. Muslim extremists in Iraq demand that Christians […]

Rohingya Muslim Refugees Can No Longer Wed In Bangladesh Under New Marriage Ban

Huff Post: by Antonia Blumberg — Bangladesh law minister Syed Anisul Haque announced on Thursday that the country would cease officiating marriages for Rohingya Muslims, an ethnic minority group that has been displaced from Myanmar due to persecution. The marriage ban affects Rohingyas attempting to wed one another and those seeking unions with Bangladeshi […]