David Curry

David Curry is an author at Religion News Service.

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Earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria still need our help

By David Curry — August 3, 2023
(Global Christian Relief) — The victims of this disaster in Turkey and Syria must not be forgotten.

Christians in Pakistan are struggling to survive barbaric persecution

By David Curry — June 9, 2023
(Global Christian Relief) — Pakistani Christians and other religious minorities face abductions, indentured servitude and state-sanctioned execution.

How AI could be misused to persecute religious minorities worldwide

By David Curry — May 12, 2023
(GCR) — Surveillance, disinformation and hi-tech weaponry can be improved by AI to attack vulnerable populations.

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.
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