News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Christian teenager killed by machete in attack on church in UgandaCountry/Region: Africa, Kenya
An 18-year-old Christian woman was hacked to death and a one-year-old baby injured in a savage attack by Muslims during an overnight prayer meeting at a church in Uganda.
A group of around 20 Christians had gathered at Chali Born Victory Church in Kyegegwa district on 27 June for their regular Friday night prayer session when armed Muslims burst into the building at around 2am.
Meriam Ibrahim faces legal challenges from Muslim family in latest ordeal
Meriam Ibrahim’s ordeal continues as her Muslim family pursues legal action in an effort to stop her from leaving Sudan after she was cleared of apostasy and adultery.
Jail for unregistered religious activity dropped from new Kazakh law
Proposed punishments that could have seen people jailed for leading or taking part in unregistered religious activity have been dropped from Kazakhstan’s new criminal code.
Buddhists launch anti-Christian campaign amid assaults in Sri Lanka
A hardline Buddhist group in Sri Lanka has launched a four-day campaign against “Christian fundamentalism” in the country as Christians face vicious attacks...
News in Brief: 15 July 2014
Iraq: Kidnapped nuns and orphans freed; Christians denied food
Sudan: Ten Christians killed, three churches flattened in government bombings;
Bangladesh: Female church workers attacked in violent robbery;
Burundi: Draft law requires churches to have 500 members and a building.
Barnabas educating over 6,000 disadvantaged Christian youngsters
Barnabas Fund is providing thousands of Christian youngsters whose parents would otherwise not be able to afford to send them to school with a quality, Christ-centred education.
News in Brief: 2 July 2014
Sudan: Meriam Ibrahim released again, given refuge at US
Nigeria: Christians killed at worship, churches torched in suspected Boko Haram attacks;
Vietnam: Bible school students beaten in night-time raid, interrogated by police;
Indonesia: Church attacked by masked Muslims during service.
Lao Christians charged with murder after death of convert
Five Christians have been charged with murder in Laos after a sick woman sought prayer at her local church, converted to Christianity and later died.