News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Editorial: Freedom for Christians in Egypt under new draft constitutionCountry/Region: Middle East and North Africa, Africa, Egypt
The much-anticipated draft of the new Egyptian constitution has been unveiled, revealing a decisive move away from the previous Islamist-sponsored code and granting remarkable rights to Christians.
A 50-member committee was appointed in September to review the controversial 2012 constitution, which was suspended following the removal of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in July.
Genocide warning in Christian-majority CAR overrun by Islamists
France has warned that the Central African Republic is “on the verge of genocide” as the Christian majority continues to be terrorised by rampaging Islamist fighters.
Govt minister denies attacks on Christians in Sri Lanka; 65 logged this year
A Sri Lankan government minister has denied accounts of 65 attacks on Christians in the country this year, saying that they might be “made up”.