Christian political prisoners in Iran lose right to choose their own lawyer
Middle East and North Africa

Christian political prisoners in Iran lose right to choose their own lawyer

Prisoners accused of political offenses in Iran, including Christians, will no longer be able to choose their own lawyers and will instead be represented in court by lawyers from a government-vetted list. Iranian Christians from Muslim backgrounds are frequently detained under political charges and accused of crimes such as threatening state security. […]

French Nun abducted by Jihadists appears in video pleads to Macron and Pope Francis
West & Central Africa

French Nun abducted by Jihadists appears in video pleads to Macron and Pope Francis

Sophie Petronin, a French aid worker, kidnapped in Mali by the Islamic terrorist group, Jama’a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), in 2016 has appeared on a propaganda video released Wednesday June 16 by the jihadists together with Gloria Cecilia Narvaez Argoti, a Franciscan Sister and missionary, kidnapped on 7 February 2017, in Karangasso, […]