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Alternative Nobel: Fidel Castro wins China’s Confucius Peace Prize

Cuba Castro China Peace Price

Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro has been awarded the Confucius Peace Prize, China’s alternative to the Nobel. Castro was praised for “important contributions on eliminating nuclear war after his retirement,” and will get US$15,000. The 88-year-old icon was selected from 14 individuals, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and two organizations, to win China’s peace prize, state newspaper the Global Times ... Read More »

Christians are the world’s most persecuted group


Although the persecution of Christians is widespread—Nigeria is where most are actually being killed, North Korea is the most repressive, China represses the largest number—the Pledge of Solidarity focuses on the Middle East and specifically on Syria, Iraq, and Egypt, The Weekly Standard reports. These are countries where the situation has deteriorated rapidly to the point where Christian communities—along with ... Read More »