Tag Archive: justice

Imam suspected of framing Christian girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — A Christian girl who was arrested under Pakistan’s controversial anti-blasphemy law may have moved a step closer to freedom on Sunday after police detained a Muslim cleric on suspicion of planting… Continue reading

Jailed Pakistani girl terrified, activist says

ISLAMABAD • A Pakistani Christian girl detained on accusations of defaming Islam was too frightened to speak in a prison where she is being held in solitary confinement for her safety, an activist… Continue reading

Anti-religious gunman charged

A gunman said “I don’t like your politics” before opening fire on a Christian lobby group’s security guard in Washington DC, says the FBI. Floyd Lee Corkins, 28, also allegedly had a bag… Continue reading

Christian B&B must shelve faith: Human Right Commission

Gay couple wins human rights battle after reservation cancelled at Christian B&B GRAND FORKS, B.C.—The owners of a now-closed bed and breakfast in southern B.C. must pay more than $4,000 for refusing a… Continue reading

Government-funded ‘registry of homophobic acts’ launched in Quebec

QUEBEC – In what they are touting as a “world first,” a Quebec homosexual activist group has launched a “registry of homophobic acts” with support and funding from the Quebec Government’s Justice Department. … Continue reading

‘Your God is wrong’: Anti-abortion activist to appeal conviction, saying judge attacked religion

The lawyer for an anti-abortion activist jailed for entering a Toronto abortion clinic last fall is appealing her conviction, saying he thinks the judge may have left the impression of bias during a… Continue reading

German court outlaws religious circumcision for boys

BERLIN — Circumcising young boys on religious grounds causes grievous bodily harm, a German court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision that the Jewish community said trampled on parents’ religious rights. The regional… Continue reading

The True North – Strong and Free?

Canadians are painfully nice. This is not all bad, of course. Our history has made niceness a necessary quality to maintain harmony between a wide variety of cultures, faiths, and political beliefs. One… Continue reading

Sheep among the world’s wolves

Syria’s civil war shows a real need to protect religious freedom As the death toll rises in the armed conflict in Syria, human stories are often overshadowed by politics. The West, led by… Continue reading