Published: 11:00 GMT Daylight Time - Thursday 28 April 2011
Barnabas weekly newsletter 28 April 2011
Country/Region: United Kingdom, South and East Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, China, New Zealand, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Pakistan, Libya, Finland, Africa
Latest international news
The tragedy of Ivory Coast
A senior Christian leader, who has been trapped inside his home in the Ivory Coast capital, Abidjan, for three weeks by the post-election violence, shares his analysis of the developing situation exclusively with Barnabas Fund.
Christian women in Nigeria, which has been beset by post-election violence
Killer of Christian brothers given death penalty in Pakistan
The killer of two Christian brothers falsely accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has been sentenced to death in a rare case of justice for the country's maligned Christian community. But the news comes amid further arrests of Pakistani Christians on lurid blasphemy allegations.
Does New Zealand halal meat finance Islamic mission?
Operation Nehemiah can reveal that some of the money paid by consumers in Britain for halal meat is apparently being used to finance dawa (Islamic mission) and Muslim construction projects in New Zealand.
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