A Christian bakery in Northern Ireland must pay compensation or face legal action after an equality commission declared that it was guilty of committing "unlawful religious, political and sexual orientation discrimination" for declining to bake a "gay" cake, according to Christian News.
Police have refused to respond to a series of crimes ranging from theft to an assault in October that bloodied three Christians, according to Morning Star News.
A Christian who fled his village in northern Iraq claimed that ISIS jihadists are placing explosives in Christian homes just in case they decide to return, according to the Christian Post.
Victims of religious freedom violations are expected to testify at an upcoming national conference in Mexico.
On All Hallows Eve, the leader of Boko Haram announced that the 200 or more schoolgirls his Islamists had abducted in April from Chibok in Borno state, Nigeria, will not be freed as they have already converted to Islam and married off to Muslims, according to Barnabas Aid.
The Islamic State has published the prices that captured Christian and Yazidi women and children are to be sold for, according to Barnabas Aid.
A Christian husband and his pregnant wife were beaten and then burned to death Tuesday by a mob of angry Muslims at a brick kiln in Chak village, Punjab Province, Pakistan, according to International Christian Concern.
According to a soon to be released UN report, Iran's Islamic Republic has raided worship services, shut down licensed churches, arrested Christians and subjected converts to Christ to death threats and psychological abuse.
Two men were sentenced last month after Kazakhstani authorities confiscated the Christian books they were handing out near a market in Shchuchinsk, according to Barnabas Aid.
Last month, India's minister for social justice said his new government will not grant Dalit Christians and Muslims the same rights afforded to Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs.
Twelve Christians were injured by a mob of nationalist Hindus in the Bastar district of India's Chhattisgarh state last week, according to Barnabas Aid.
A proposed law to remove restrictions on the building of churches in Egypt will be presented to parliament early next year, according to Barnabas Aid.
On Oct. 19, armed Muslims stormed two churches in Taraba state and killed 31 Christians as they worshipped, according to Morning Star News.
Authorities have sentenced Behnam Irani and two other Christian leaders to six years in prison for their involvement with Iran's underground house churches, according to Morning Star News.
Four schoolgirls seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp in Cameroon run by the Islamist group, according to Barnabas Aid.
The conviction and death sentence of Asia Bibi under Pakistan's blasphemy laws has been upheld by the Lahore High Court, according to International Christian Concern.
The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on a church in the Nuba Mountains Friday.
Religious minorities in Pakistan face discrimination even after death as Christian cemeteries outside of Islamabad are allowed to fall into disrepair while Muslim plots nearby remain in excellent condition, according to The Express Tribune.
Lawyers in Sudan representing Meriam Ibrahim are planning to take her cause to the country's constitutional court, according to Barnabas Aid.