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Australia: ENGAGE - A venture with local churches.

Jul 18, 2007

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Algeria: Christians and the extremist threat.

Jul 16, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal On 13 June the Italian daily Corriere Della Sera published a column by Magdi Allam on the persecution of Christians and the lack of religious tolerance in Muslim countries. In the very last paragraph Allam names Algeria, just once

India: EFI Intervention Petition Admitted By Supreme Court

Jul 16, 2007

News Flash The Supreme Court on July 13, admitted an intervention petition filed by the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) in a writ petition filed by social activist Shabnam Hashmi seeking a uniform adoption law or guidelines which would enable minority communities to adopt in India. A be

Sri Lanka: Disappearances and Abductions

Jul 9, 2007

Since the breakdown of the Norwegian brokered cease fire between the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), an ‘unofficial’ war rages on. While this return to armed hostilities has taken a huge toll on the civilian population, displacing thousands from

Italy: Rally for Religious Liberty in Rome

Jul 5, 2007

A THOUSAND PEOPLE FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN ROME 2007 marks the second centenary of Giuseppe Garibaldi?s birth (1807), the popular Italian general that helped the country to be united with his 1,000 committed men. Some observers suggested a comparison with the thousand people who gathered i

Malaysia: Image and Substance

Jul 5, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal In the recent WEA Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin entitled "Malaysia: At the Crossroads" it was noted: "Elections are due in Malaysia before early 2008. Many people are disenchanted with the ruling party, UMNO, and PAS [Parti Isl

Egypt: Let the apostasy/liberty debate begin.

Jul 5, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal In April 2007 a lower court ruled against 45 Copts who had converted to Islam or been deemed Muslim on account of the conversion of a parent, but who wanted to officially return to Christianity. The lower court ruled that Muslims

Bangladesh: Grass Roots Hositility but a Hopeful Response

Jul 4, 2007

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | No. 436 | Wed 04 Jul 2007 On 12 June, 42 local new Christian converts from Islam were baptised in a river in Nilphamari district, north-west Bangladesh. The Compass Direct (CD) report went on to say mosque authorities in the village of Durbachari Bha

WEA Youth Commission News, July 2007

Jul 3, 2007

Summer Greetings, Youth Commission partners! Well, I know it’s winter in the South Pacific and Africa, but it’s summer here at “Headquarters” in sunny San Diego! Daryl and Paul are both taking some very welcome vacation. In fact, Paul and Toni are out the entire month o