News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Youth leader hacked to death in Tanzania as Christians face mounting threatCountry/Region: Tanzania, Africa
Christian leaders in Tanzania are in mounting danger and also facing opposition from the authorities; a youth worker was hacked to death in a brutal machete attack, while several pastors are facing false criminal charges.
Eliya Meshack was killed while leading an overnight prayer session in Gilgal Christian Worship Centre in the Ilemela district of Mwanza province on 22 October.
Two Christians freed from Iranian jail; Saeed’s sufferings intensify
Two Christian leaders have been released from prison in Iran, while Pastor Saeed Abedini is enduring constant threats to his life and deteriorating health in a highly dangerous jail.
Editorial: Freedom for Christians in Egypt under new draft constitution
The much-anticipated draft of the new Egyptian constitution has been unveiled, revealing a decisive move away from the previous Islamist-sponsored code and granting remarkable rights to Christians.
Genocide warning in Christian-majority CAR overrun by Islamists
France has warned that the Central African Republic is “on the verge of genocide” as the Christian majority continues to be terrorised by rampaging Islamist fighters.