Women in China’s “re-education” camps for Uighurs have been systematically raped, sexually abused, and tortured, the British broadcaster BBC reported Tuesday, citing survivors.
As Islamist violence against Christians in Nigeria continues unabated, Fulani Muslim herdsmen recently killed two clergymen and burned down a Christian conference hall in the country’s Middle Belt, Morning Star News reports. The chairman of the Niger state Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Mathias Echioda, told Morning Star News: “There’s the urgent need for Nigeria’s government to put an end to these barbaric acts.”
A new poll shows that a majority of millennials and Generation Z in the US support various restrictions on abortion, Christian Headlines reports. Conducted by the advocacy group Students for Life, the survey found that “more than 7 out of 10 expressed support for limits on abortion.”
A judge in Argentina has suspended the country’s new law legalizing abortion, saying the unborn child has the right to life, Lifesite News reports. Suspension of the law’s application was ordered Thursday by Judge Marta Aucar in the Chaco Province.
A Christian father of four has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in Algeria for allowing a cartoon of Muhammad on his social media account in 2017, International Christian Concern reports.
Monitors say over 1,400 people have been detained in Russia during the latest protests supporting jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The riots came after a Moscow court sentenced him on Tuesday to nearly three years imprisonment.
Iran has deepened a key breach of its 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium with a larger number of advanced centrifuge machines in an underground plant as it faces off with the new U.S. administration on salvaging the accord.
Both the House and Senate kicked off their debates over a new budget resolution Tuesday, blazing a path that could lead to them trying to push through a COVID-19 relief package without earning any Republican support.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu set a goal of expanding the vaccination campaign in the coming days, with an emphasis on those aged 50 and over.
Jeff Bezos, who founded tech giant Amazon and became the world’s wealthiest person, is stepping down as its chief executive officer.