CAR: ‘Simple survival rule in IDP camp: if you walk out, you might be killed’

CAR: ‘Simple survival rule in IDP camp: if you walk out, you might be killed’
Last month, April, saw the worst violence for years in the Central African Republic, said Medecins sans Frontieres. The UN, which has a 13,000 safe-keeping mission (MINUSCA) in the former French colony, has sought to disperse fighters, while the United States has imposed sanctions on CAR militia leaders. Despite the . . . Read More

Indian Christians protest at Good Friday launch of ‘Digital India Day’

Indian Christians protest at Good Friday launch of ‘Digital India Day’
Ignoring protests from Christians, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched Digital India Day on 14 April – Good Friday – as part of his government’s campaign to promote widespread use of electronic products and services. India’s Christians said they felt marginalised by the move because it fell on an . . . Read More

Iranian converts: one needs urgent care, another denied chance to see mum with cancer

Iranian converts: one needs urgent care, another denied chance to see mum with cancer
The health of Iranian Christian convert, Maryam Naghash Zargaran, continues to decline, sources told Mohabat News. It was reported that over the past week her condition worsened and she is again in need of urgent medical care. According to a prison mate, Zargaran is also suffering from severe weight loss. The stressful . . . Read More

‘If Bin Laden’s disciples are seen as terrorists, why should we wonder about the ADF in DRC?’

‘If Bin Laden’s disciples are seen as terrorists, why should we wonder about the ADF in DRC?’
World Watch Monitor speaks to Nicaise Kibel’Bel Oka, editor of “Les Coulisses” (Behind the Scenes) magazine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mr. Oka recently published a book (in French): “The advent of jihad in DR Congo – the unknown Islamist terrorism of the ADF” (Allied Democratic Forces). WWM: Is . . . Read More