News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Hungary violated rights of churches with new law, court rulesCountry/Region: Hungary, Europe
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that a controversial law in Hungary that stripped many churches of their registration violated their rights.
In a case brought by various religious communities, the court ruled on 8 April that their rights under the European Convention on Human Rights to freedom of assembly and association and freedom of thought, conscience and religion had been breached.
Christians forced to flee Maaloula keen to return after recapture
Residents of the historic Christian village of Maaloula in Syria who were driven out by al-Qaeda-linked rebels last year are hoping to return after it was retaken by government forces...
Editorial: Remember suffering Syrian Christians in prayer this Easter
As we remember the immense sufferings of our Lord Jesus upon the cross and also look forward to celebrating His glorious resurrection, may we at this time reflect on the sufferings of our beloved Christian...
Ugandan convert from Islam poisoned after losing wife, job, home
A former sheikh who converted to Christianity in Uganda has suffered greatly for his faith in Christ...
Homes of Christians fleeing violence in Iraq seized by gangs
Gangs in Baghdad are seizing homes left empty by those – mostly Christian families – who have been forced to flee because of violent...
Churches in CAR pursue peace as sectarian violence continues
As sectarian killings continue in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid warnings of a repeat of the Rwandan genocide, churches have held a month of prayer...
Planting churches with support from Barnabas Fund
A five-year sponsorship by Barnabas Fund has enabled church planters to establish 38 now self-sufficient churches in Indonesia.