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India: Dharna by Christians for Equal Rights

Nov 29, 2007

EFI Press Release Dharna by Christians for Equal Rights National Coordination Committee for Dalit Christians (NCCDC) organised the Dharna by Church Leaders on Thursday, the 29th November 2007 from 10 am to 1 pm at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi demanding justice for Dalit Christians by impleme

India: Believer Murdered, Pastors Beaten, Church Reduced to Rubble

Nov 28, 2007

EFI NEWS A mob of about 150 Hindu extremists attacked a church in Mandwa village near Jagdalpur, Bastar District in the state of Chhattisgarh, on November 19. They destroyed the Bastar for Christ Missionary Movement church building, beat pastor Suduru Kashyap and his associates, and kidnapped

Sudan: Jihad a tradition not stopped by peace agreements

Nov 25, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal This posting provides an update to the World Evangelical Alliance Religious Liberty News & Analysis posting of Wednesday 3 October 2007 entitled: "Southern Sudan: On the path to war." That posting may be accessed at < http://www.

Iraq: Iraq\'s Mandaeans \"Desperate for help\"

Nov 23, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal The Quran groups together "Believers, Jews, Christians and Sabians" (or Sabaeans, also known as Mandaeans) as those who believe in God and the Last Day and do what is right (Sura 2:62 and 5:69). Despite that, Shi\'ite clerics i

Bosnia: The Looming Storm

Nov 21, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal Bosnia is supposed to be enacting constitutional reforms aimed at transitioning the state to European Union (EU) membership from the stabilisation brought by the Dayton Accords. The Dayton Accords, which ended the 1992-1995 Bos

Canada: EFC Speaks at Parliamentary Committee about Sunday Polls

Nov 20, 2007

For immediate release from The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada November 20, 2007 Ottawa – Today, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada’s Director of Public Policy, Douglas Cryer, spoke to a Parliamentary Committee to express concerns about a government bill that would open advanc

India: National Day of Prayer for The Persecuted Church

Nov 18, 2007

National Day of Prayer for The Persecuted Church on November 18, 2007 (Sunday) Organized by Evangelical Fellowship of India Religious Liberty Commission (EFI-RLC) EFI appeal churches all over India to join hands in prayer for those persecuted for Christ. Persecution Cases recorded in 2

India: Christians to get full Adoption Rights

Nov 18, 2007

EFI NEWS The Evangelical Fellowship of India welcomes the significant move made by the Centre to enhance the legal rights of adopted children and the couples who adopt them. The Centre Govt. has changed the law to allow non-Hindu parents to claim full parenthood instead of just \'guardian\

India: Two Christian Youth Attacked in Bhiwani, Haryana

Nov 14, 2007

EFI NEWS Two Christian youth attacked in Bhiwani, Haryana A group of RSS activists attacked two Christian youth belonging to the Bible school of Ambala, on November 14 in Bhiwani, Haryana. According to reports, the youth were distributing gospel tracts near the Baptist Church in Bhiwa

The Armor of God and Peace-Making

Nov 15, 2007

I recently received an email from a Christian group that was urging all believers to speak out against the upcoming peace summit to be held in Annapolis in the United States of America. While it is natural to have a healthy dose of skepticism with regards to all political maneuvering, an