A Nigerian pastor who was abducted by the Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group seven months ago was finally freed on Sunday and said his captors demanded that he convert to Islam.
Last week, the United States Congress was introduced to a bi-partisan resolution condemning international apostasy and blasphemy laws and supporting international religious freedom. The House Resolution 512 (HR 512) encourages the State Department and the President of the United States to protect international religious freedom.
A week ago Tunisia experienced a coordinated double-suicide bombing targeting local police. The bombings happened within 10 minutes of each other. Todd Nettleton with Voice of the Martyrs USA says ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, though there is no proof verifying the group’s involvement.