Turkey: Land Grab Threatens Return of Minorities

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A lawyer in Diyarbakir estimated that land grabs have targeted thousands of Christians and Yazidis in southeastern Turkey, according to Al-Monitor.

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Bakers Who Won't make "Gay" Cake May Face Legal Action

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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.

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Sweden: Midwife Fired for Refusing to Perform Abortions

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A Scandinavian rights group has filed a lawsuit against the Swedish government on behalf of a Christian midwife who was fired for refusing to perform abortions, according to International Christian Concern.

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Turkey: Church Website Blocked as 'Porn'

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A Turkish legislator is demanding an investigation into why the website of a Turkish church was classified as pornography and blocked online from Turkey's Grand National Assembly, according to Morning Star News.

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Police Probe "Incendiary" Church Sign

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A Baptist church in the UK was recently investigated by police after displaying a sign suggesting that unbeleivers would "burn in hell," according to the Mail Online.

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New Hungarian Law Strips Registration from Churches

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The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled that a Hungarian law had violated the rights of churches and other religious groups by stripping them of their state registrations, according to Barnabas Aid.

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Turkey: Confessed Killers of Christians Freed on Bail

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Under a new Turkish law, five confessed Christian killers slated to be released on bail will instead remain under house arrest, according to Morning Star News.

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Detained for distributing Greek New Testaments in Greece

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Almost 60 Christians from around the world were detained last month for distributing Greek New Testaments to Greeks, according to Assist News Service.

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Hungarian Constitutional Changes Threaten its Religious Freedom

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The Hungarian government has been criticized for changes to the country’s constitution that threaten religious freedoms and other rights.

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