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Church leaders in Uganda are opposing a government plan allowing sugar growing in part of Mabira Forest, while also condemning violent protests, racial assaults and an attack on a Hindu Temple.
A web-based ecumenical network of Christians from mainline denominations is contacting Congress to seek an end to the war in Iraq and a commitment to justice and peace.
Testifyng before a UN committee, Philippines church leaders have said that human rights abuses in their country are fed by a 'culture of impunity'.
While Desmond Tutu and others argue for African action on Zimbabwe's human rights abuses, the Malawi government has rejected church calls to act.
As extra-judicial killings and abuses continue, a globally backed Philippines churches delegation is presenting evidence to the UN Human Rights Council
Christian claims of discrimination are negative, fail to put across the gospel message of equality, and are based on mixed and questionable evidence, says Ekklesia
Last year Sir Elton John said religion was bigoted and should be banned. Now anti-gay residents of Tobago want him banned from attending a music festival. The contest looks to be a non-event.
Christian leaders from the Philippines are this week urging the US to act on major human rights abuses
Police make arrests in Zimbabwe as activists gather in London to call for human rights