International Institute for Religious Freedom

Bonn – Cape Town – Colombo

USCIRF Daily News Digest

North Korea: Canadian pastor says faced 'overwhelming loneliness' in North Korea labour camp

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

North Korea: HOW THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS TRYING TO PREVENT A U.S.–NORTH KOREA WAR

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

North Korea: Canadian pastor sees his release from North Korea as goodwill gesture

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Nigeria: U.N. relations with Nigeria 'intact' after dispute over army raid

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Nigeria: Chibok abduction outrage inspired Nigeria's Boko Haram to deploy female suicide bombers

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Nigeria: Nigeria's Buhari 'feels ready to go home', awaiting doctor's OK

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Malaysia: Putrajaya has failed kids caught in interfaith custody battles, say lawyers

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Malaysia: Malaysia's atheists fearful following calls by a minister to ‘track them down’

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Kenya: At least 24 reportedly killed in Kenya post-election violence

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Iraq: Iraqi Shiite militias pledge to take part in next IS fight

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

Iraq: Iraqi Shi'ite leader visits UAE, strengthening ties with Sunni states

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

India: Christian Persecution in India Hits Record High in First Half of 2017

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

India: Need to safeguard pluralistic system, says actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

India: Another Indian state criminalizes religious conversion

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017

India: India says to deport all Rohingya regardless of U.N. registration

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 14, 2017