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German Protestant Leader: Sharia Violates Human Rights

Mar 28, 2006

The German Protestant leader Bishop Wolfgang Huber has welcomed the release of Christian Abdul Rahman in Afghanistan. But despite the good news the basic problem remains: The application...

World Evangelical Alliance Welcomes New UN Human Rights Council

Mar 18, 2006

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomed the UN General Assembly decision tocreate a new Human Rights Council, calling it a major step in the rightdirection....

Update from Sudan Evangelical Alliance

Mar 28, 2006

Dear Brother Tunnicliffe, As you know, the Sudan Evangelical Alliance was formally registered in the Southern Sudan in November 2003. In April 2004, in partnership with ALARM, the Sudan Evangelical Alliance was able

Algeria: Severe New Penalties For \'Proselytising\'

Mar 28, 2006

A presidential order that establishes new conditions for the exercise of non-Muslim religious practice was passed in the Algerian Ummah council (Senate) on Monday 13 March...

Political and Religious Leaders in Germany Condemn Apostasy Trial

Mar 27, 2006

In a rare unanimous outcry political, Christian and Islamic leaders in Germany have condemned the trial of a Christian convert in Afghanistan. Abdul Rahman faces a possible death sentence for apostasy...

World Evangelical Heads Hold Meeting in U.S. to Strengthen Alliance

Mar 21, 2006

Top international figures from the World Evangelical Alliance are meeting in San Francisco this week to hammer out its vision and identify key points of engagement for the future.

Christian Mission attacked in Jabalpur, Madhya Prayesh

Mar 21, 2006

Two staff members of Youth With a Mission (YWAM) were the targets in a recent case of violence against the Christian community in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh...

Afghanistan: Kabul Apostasy Trial

Mar 20, 2006

On Monday 26 January 2004 Afghanistan\'s President Hamid Karzai signed the new Afghanistan Constitution into law. While many rejoiced and hailed the document as a great leap forward, most religious liberty monitors and advocates despaired.

Indonesia: Religious Liberty Crumbling

Mar 17, 2006

A joint ministerial decree issued in Indonesia in 1969 established guidelines for religious groups wanting to build places of worship. Religious groups had to apply for a permit,

Evangelical Fellowship of India Condemns Varanasi Blasts

Mar 8, 2006

The Evangelical Fellowship of India condemns the cowardly terrorist bomb attacks on the devotees at the ancient Sankat Mochan temple and train passengers in the city