David Curry is an author at Religion News Service.
All Stories by David Curry
Afghanistan is worse than ever. America should take responsibility.
By David Curry — March 2, 2023
(Global Christian Relief) — Eighteen months after the Taliban takeover, conditions range from barbaric to bizarre.
How America can stop India’s anti-Christian crusade in its tracks
By David Curry — February 9, 2023
(Global Christian Relief) — The world’s largest democracy should be protecting the religious rights of all of its people.
It’s time to wake up to the realities of global persecution
By David Curry — January 27, 2023
(Global Christian Relief) — The situation has grown increasingly complex thanks to the emergence of new technologies and government entities becoming more digitally focused.
Remembering Brother Andrew, a fearless smuggler of Bibles
By David Curry — September 29, 2022
(RNS) — He could not stand silent, knowing people were persecuted for their faith.
Are American Christians on the path to severe persecution for their faith?
By David Curry — September 19, 2022
(RNS) — Christian politicians in America have been attacked for their religious convictions, but Christians in other parts of the world face much more than mere criticism.
One year after withdrawal, Afghanistan Christians are in hiding or on the run
By David Curry — August 31, 2022
(Open Doors) — A year after the Taliban takeover, life in Afghanistan for Christians and other religious minorities is a hellscape.
President Biden, don’t forget to tell the Saudis to protect religious minorities
By David Curry — July 14, 2022
(RNS) — Biden needs to make a bold statement on behalf of religious minorities across the Middle East.
In the world’s largest democracy, people of faith aren’t free
By David Curry — June 22, 2022
(RNS) — Alarming new data shows hundreds of violent attacks are being carried out against Christians in India.
Lost in Ukraine and SCOTUS: Five urgent Christian persecution situations
By David Curry — May 6, 2022
(RNS) — The American media’s single-story focus has crowded out alarming developments on the religious freedom front.
Why we’re not watching the Winter Olympics
By David Curry and Sam Brownback — February 9, 2022
(Open Doors) — For those who know where to look, there are telltale signs of a propaganda parade everywhere.
Nigerian churches, ‘listed for attack,’ need more than security measures
By David Curry — December 14, 2021
(Open Doors) — In Nigeria alone, an average of 10 to 17 Christians are killed for their faith every day.
Five tech innovations used as weapons against people of faith
By David Curry — November 12, 2021
(RNS) — We are witnessing the rampant criminalization of faith, enabled by the smartphones in our pockets.
Why the Senate must fast-track Biden’s nominee on religious freedom
By David Curry — October 13, 2021
(Open Doors) — While Rashad Hussain’s confirmation waits, millions are persecuted for their faith.
China is quietly using Afghanistan to strengthen its authoritarian agenda
By David Curry — September 14, 2021
(Open Doors) — We are being given a rare glimpse of the immeasurable human cost incurred when authoritarianism is allowed to spread unimpeded.
The Pegasus Project surfaces a new era of oppression for people of faith. Here’s what should be done.
By David Curry — August 3, 2021
(Open Doors) — Of the 10 governments that reportedly purchased the tool, all have known histories of human rights violations and have repeatedly demonstrated their desire to suppress dissent.
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