Human Rights Watch concern over Malaysia’s “rising tide of intolerance”
South East Asia

Human Rights Watch concern over Malaysia’s “rising tide of intolerance”

Government officials in Malaysia are contributing to a “rising tide of religious” intolerance in the country, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch. The report highlights how officials have silenced activists raising awareness of the enforced disappearances of Christian leaders. Three members of a citizen action group were investigated […]

Five Christians arrested for celebrating Christmas in Laos
South East Asia

Five Christians arrested for celebrating Christmas in Laos

Laos district official claims “Christianity is the religion of the Europeans and Americans” after five believers are arrested for celebrating Christmas. Authorities in southern Laos arrested five Christians last month, after four believers from one village invited a pastor from another village to join them to organise Christmas celebrations. Christians in […]