Jill Nelson

Jill is a correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and the University of Texas at Austin. Jill lives in Orange County, Calif., with her husband, two sons, and three daughters. Follow her on Twitter @WorldNels.

Video of atrocities (Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka)

After civil war, war crimes?

Asia | Workers say Sri Lankan government is abusing Tamil 'refugees'
by Jill Nelson
Posted 9/11/09, 03:50 am

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Black day

Pakistan | A spate of violence against Christians in Pakistan culminates in live burning of victims
by Jill Nelson
Posted 8/14/09, 04:55 am

The accused are considered guilty until proven innocent in Pakistan. And in a country where blasphemy laws allow for severe punishment or death for insulting Islam, Muhammad, or the Quran, rumors can carry the weight of law, spreading like wildfire and igniting a wave of violence against the country's small Christian minority.

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Copping the Copts

Middle East | Churches attacked and Christians arrested?
by Jill Nelson
Posted 7/31/09, 08:56 am

As 30-year-old Fulla Asaad and her mother-in-law prepared a midday meal on July 11, they spied three Muslim men with cans of kerosene running through the home's courtyard in their small, Egyptian town. Yelling for help, they did their best to stop them but the men poured fuel on the adjacent building-a small structure the Asaads had donated to their church. The men set it on fire-the only gathering place for the Coptic Christian community in Ezbet Basilious, a village in Upper Egypt south of Cairo.

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