United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1,000 people seeking refuge from an Islamic State-claimed attack on a town in northern Mozambique, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.
A prolonged conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has displaced about one-third of its residents. It’s a dangerous place right now; reports suggest even civilians have been targets of violence.
More Christian prisoners of faith have been set free in Eritrea, according to Release International. The charity reports a further 21 women prisoners have been released, making 171 Christians freed since August last year.
Local missionaries in Mexico who have long ministered to victims of sexual and other physical abuse are all the more challenged in times of coronavirus, as isolation creates the potential for more hidden crimes.
Thousands of Indian farmers have protested new agricultural laws since September 2020. Last week, police in riot gear tried to force farmers off a protest site near the territory of Delhi. The farmers refused to move, and 18,000 tractors assembled in a show of defiance.
Police and the National Guard remain on high alert in Washington D.C. and in state capitals around the country after the storming of the Capitol building two weeks ago. Thankfully, this weekend only saw small protests and no violence.
Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton shared a Christian message with “common sense” Americans after violence unfolded on Capitol Hill last week when hundreds of Trump supporters broke through barricades and stormed the Capitol building.