In an interview with the former Deputy Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. He calls those peddling the herder-farmer narrative “accessories to genocide” – He condemns the recent statement by the presidency regarding the causes of the violence and the government’s continued inaction. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s President Buhari fails to liberate Leah Sharibu.

In an interview with the former Deputy Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. He calls those peddling the herder-farmer narrative "accessories to genocide" - He condemns the recent statement by the...

BBC brings the story of a detained – now disappeared – Uighur Muslim to the world – Merdan Ghappar says”Everyone was wearing a so-called ‘four-piece-suit’, a black head sack, handcuffs, leg shackles and an iron chain connecting the cuffs to the shackles……..He shouted fiercely at me, saying ‘If you remove your hood again, I will beat you to death’. And after that I dared not to talk.” Rowan Williams and Archbishop Angaelos, with many other Faith Leaders, speak out about Uighur persecution.

BBC brings the story of a detained - now disappeared - Uighur Muslim to the world - Merdan Ghappar explains that he was first kept in a police jail in Kucha: "I saw 50 to 60 people detained in a small room no bigger than 50 square metres, men on the right, women on...

As a report emerges of the death of Chinese Bishop, James Su Zhimin, of Baoding, following his arrest and disappearance 17 years ago after previous periods of forced labour and house arrest, the UK Government says, in a welcome announcement, that  it will use its new sanction regime of Magnitsky powers to boost protection for persecuted groups.  And the US announces new sanctions because of human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

As a report emerges of the death of Chinese Bishop, James Su Zhimin, of Baoding, following his arrest and disappearance 17 years ago after previous periods of forced labour and house arrest, the UK Government says, in a welcome announcement, that  it will use its new sanction regime of Magnitsky powers to boost protection for persecuted groups.  And the US announces new sanctions because of human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

As a report emerges of the death of Chinese Bishop, James Su Zhimin, of Baoding, following his arrest and disappearance 17 years ago after previous periods of forced labour and house arrest, the UK Government says, in a welcome announcement, that  it will use its...

Dignitatis Humanae – The case for religious freedom

  In Western democracies the contemporary debate about religious freedom often revolves around philosophical differences over the parameters between church and state, and between secular and religious values. By contrast, for millions of others, including many of the...

Passion and Pain

Passion and Pain

A book of prayers for persecuted Christians by Lord David Alton. (with Michele Lombardo) and accompanying DVD of TV series  2003Click here to read the full book online.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...