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Belarus: Repression Escalating Ahead of Elections, plus India Updates

Dec 15, 2005

Belarus is known as Europe\'s last Soviet-style dictatorship, and President Lukashenka as a repressive, controlling, pro-Soviet dictator. In 2002, Belarus enacted Europe\'s most repressive Religion Law.

Iran: Old Guards Return

Dec 14, 2005

Iran\'s Revolutionary Guards and Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), two groups whose names are synonymous with Iranian repression and terror, are making a comeback under President Ahmadinejad.

Iran: Old Guards Return

Dec 14, 2005

Iran\'s Revolutionary Guards and Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), two groups whose names are synonymous with Iranian repression and terror, are making a comeback under President Ahmadinejad.

Bangladesh: Wave of Suicide Bombings

Dec 13, 2005

More than 30 years ago, Bangladesh fought a Liberation War for the right to be independent of Pakistan, and secular. The war cost the Bangladeshis somewhere between 500,000 and three million lives. Today, Islamic militants with al Qaeda training and links are engaged in a violent and deadly campaign

UN Human Rights Committee finds against Sri Lankan Supreme Court Determination

Dec 9, 2005

The UN Human Rights Committee has found the Sri Lankan Supreme Court\'s determination in the case of the Sisters of the Holy Cross in Menzingen to be in violation of Articles 18 and 26 of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights.

Bangladesh: Wave of Suicide Bombings

Dec 9, 2005

More than 30 years ago, Bangladesh fought a Liberation War for the right to be independent of Pakistan, and secular. The war cost the Bangladeshis somewhere between 500,000 and three million lives. Today, Islamic militants with al Qaeda training and links are engaged in a violent and deadly campaign

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.