51Annual Report 2015, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, 2015, page 102 and Freedom of Religion and the Persecution of Christians: The Open Doors Report 2015, Open Doors, January 2015, page 15
60Report into allegations concerning Birmingham schools arising from the ‘Trojan Horse’ letter, Peter Clarke, House of Commons, July 2014, HC 576, pages 14, 36, 43, 52; Investigation Report: Trojan Horse letter, Ian Kershaw, July 2014, page 27 and The Daily Telegraph, 30 July 2015
73Freedom of Religion and the Persecution of Christians: The Open Doors Report 2015, Open Doors, January 2015, page 24. Thomas Schirrmacher, from the International Society for Human Rights, says that while there is no good research on it at all, their best guess at the moment is to start at about 7,000 to 8,000 Christians killed for their beliefs worldwide, see BBC magazine online, 12 November 2013, see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24864587 as at 12 November 2015; Frans Veerman, Director of the World Watch List agreed that the estimate of between 7,000 and 8,000 Christian martyrs was about right, World Watch Monitor, 13 November 2013, see https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2013/10/2815601/ as at 12 November 2015 and Christof Saure, of the International Institute for Religious Freedom, puts the figure at 8,000 to 9,000 a year in Christian Today, 25 June 2014, see http://www.christiantoday.com/article/70.million.christians.martyred.faith.since.jesus.walked.earth/38403.htm as at 12 November 2015.
74The Spectator, 5 October 2013 and The Independent on Sunday, 27 July 2014