The mayor of Belfort in eastern France says he does not want his town to play host to Muslim refugees. And he’s not the only one. A number of mayors have said they only wish to host Christian refugees. They claim it is a question of security.
Much admired, but also criticized, Pope Francis has been in office for five years now. He has already formed a legacy as a "pope of the people" — and has changed the church, says Christoph Strack.
In a DW interview, Saif-ul-Malook, the lawyer of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death in 2010 for committing blasphemy, says while international support for Bibi is encouraging, he is not hopeful for clemency.
An Afghan man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman because she had converted to Christianity. The court recognized a 'very high degree of culpability' in handing down its decision.
Tunisia has declared itself a multi-faith state. But the attack on the Jewish school in Djerba shows that radical anti-Semitism has its adherents in Tunisia, too – primarily in jihadist circles.
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