Mindy Belz

Mindy wrote WORLD Magazine's first cover story in 1986 and went on to serve as international editor, editor, and now senior editor. She has covered wars in Syria, Afganistan, Africa, and the Balkans, and she recounts some of her experiences in They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Mindy resides with her husband, Nat, in Asheville, N.C. Follow her on Twitter @mcbelz.

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International | Roundup of news of persecution against Christians worldwide
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/22/97, 12:00 am

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A village burns amid shouts of "Allah is great"

International | Christian homes and churches devastated by Muslim rioters
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/22/97, 12:00 am

For the first time in 20 years, Pakistanis beginning this month took the day off on Sunday. For two decades, Friday, the Muslim holy day, had been the traditional day off in this officially Islamic country of 140 million people. The change is no bow to the Christian Sabbath, however. It is part of a government effort to increase Pakistan's economic competitiveness. Idle Fridays, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, reduced Pakistan's ability to compete on the international market.

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The Party rules

| In the post-Deng era, Christian conservatives hope to make a fresh start in pressing Washington to take seriously religious persecution in China
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/15/97, 12:00 am

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