News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Speak out for condemned Christian mother Aasia Bibi as she appeals to Supreme CourtCountry/Region: Pakistan, South and East Asia
Lawyers for condemned Pakistani Christian Aasia Bibi say they are planning to take her case to the country’s Supreme Court after her appeal against the death sentence she was given for “blasphemy” was rejected.
Aasia’s appeal was rejected, and the death sentence confirmed, by the Lahore High Court on Thursday (16 October). She has 30 days in which to file an appeal with the Supreme Court.
Pakistani Christians protest police inaction over shoes showing cross/h2>
Christians in Pakistan held demonstrations earlier this month after police failed to take action over shoes incorporating the Christian cross on the sole, which were being sold by a Muslim shopkeeper...
Breaking news: Aasia Bibi’s appeal against death sentence rejected
Barnabas Fund has today received the sad news that the appeal made by Pakistani Christian mother Aasia Bibi against her conviction...
Four kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls escape Boko Haram in Cameroon
Four Christian schoolgirls who were seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp run by the Islamist group in Cameroon.
Deadly Boko Haram attack kills 17 Christians in Cameroon
A further bloody attack by militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram has targeted two villages in northern Cameroon, killing 17 Christians...
Blasphemy case against 55 Pakistani Christians discharged
Charges against 55 Pakistani Christians who were falsely accused of blasphemy have been dropped after a written compromise was agreed between the Muslim accuser and the believers involved.
Boko Haram attacks Christians in northern Cameroon
At least nine Christians have been killed by Boko Haram militants as the Islamist group, which has killed thousands of people in Nigeria, has been...
Murder, mischief, and the killing of Alan Henning
Last week the world received the tragic news of the beheading of kind-hearted British taxi-driver, Alan Henning, who had courageously and sacrificially travelled to Syria...