Coptic Christian shot dead in latest attack

Militants shot a Coptic Christian man dead outside his barbershop on Saturday in Egypt’s North Sinai region. Nabeel Saber Fawzi, 40, had left the region three months previously because of the terror threat, but had reportedly returned to earn money for his family.

Filipino Catholics in death penalty protest

Thousands of Filipino Catholics have begun a co-ordinated nationwide march in protest against the restoration of the death penalty. It ends in Pasay City on May 24.

Christian politician jailed in Indonesia

Jakarta’s former Christian mayor, known as “Ahok”, has been jailed for two years for “blasphemy” against the Koran.

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