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WEA International Council Meeting

Dec 6, 2005

The top representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance extended the term of Geoff Tunnicliffe, the WEA International Director, for three more years to a total of five years, during their annual gathering on Dec. 1, 2005.

World AIDS Day

Dec 6, 2005

Top representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance urged its member churches to more aggressively engage the battle against HIV/AIDS and called on governments, businesses, and civil societies to recognize the key role of churches in fighting the global pandemic, during an International Council me

Russia: Radical restrictions for NGOs and religious groups

Nov 30, 2005

Russia is launching new restrictive measures to bring civil society under tighter government supervision and control. A controversial draft law aimed at tightening state control over NGOs (non-governmental organisations) passed its first reading at the State Duma on Wednesday 23 November.

Russia: Radical restrictions for NGOs and religious groups

Nov 30, 2005

Russia is launching new restrictive measures to bring civil society under tighter government supervision and control. A controversial draft law aimed at tightening state control over NGOs (non-governmental organisations) passed its first reading at the State Duma on Wednesday 23 November.

Evangelicals Urge President Bush to End Darfur Genocide Ahead of China Meeting

Nov 19, 2005

Evangelicals are calling on President Bush to take a “historic opportunity to rehabilitate his human rights credentials” by confronting Chinese President Hu Jintao...

Indian Pastor Arrested in Chattisgarh

Nov 14, 2005

Pastor Masih Das Rai was arrested in Palari, Chattisgarh under the Freedom of Religion Act for allegedly forcibly converting Hindus.

Guinea: Future in the Balance

Nov 14, 2005

Nzerekore is located in the Forest Region of southeastern Guinea, West Africa, close to where the borders of Liberia, Guinea and Cote d\'Ivoire meet. In the words of Major Algassimou Barry, the Prefect (government administrator) of Nzerekore and the surrounding district, "We\'re at the heart of a r

Human Rights Organization Condemns Persecution in Asia

Nov 2, 2005

Frankfurt, October 25 (idea) ­ A human rights organization has condemned thepersecution of Christian missionaries in Asia. According to theInternational Society for Human Rights (ISHR) in Frankfurt, Germany, theyrun a high risk of discrimination if they exercise their right to proclaimtheir religio

Christian Agency Laments Lack of Support for Earthquake Victims

Oct 29, 2005

Islamabad, October 28 (idea) ­ The Christian aid agency ³Shelter Now² hascriticized the lack of support for the victims of the earthquake in Pakistanand North India. After a visit to the devastated area director Udo Stoltesaid that although the disaster reached the same dimensions as those of thets

European Evangelicals Strengthen Ties With Israel

Oct 29, 2005

Tavira, October 21 (idea) ­ European evangelicals are strengthening theirties with Christians in Israel. The European Evangelical Alliance (EEA) haswelcomed the United Christian Council in Israel (UCCI) as its 35th memberduring the general assembly meeting in Tavira, Portugal, October 19 - 23.