Asia

Positive step for religious freedom in Indonesia

Discriminatory law overturned This month Indonesia’s Supreme Court declared that the law forcing adherents of indigenous religions to instead identify as one of the state-recognized religions on their national ID cards is unconstitutional and discriminatory. Indonesia only recognizes 6 religions- Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Buddhism, Hinduism or Confucianism. It is the most populous Muslim country in …

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Malaysia Day: church leaders call for prayer

September 16th marks Malaysia’s birthday, known as Malaysia Day. In the midst of many things to celebrate, Malaysian Christians remain burdened with realities that challenge Malaysia’s foundational principles of diversity, unity, and a high regard for human rights. Christians are facing rising discrimination for their faith and pressure to conform to the nation’s Muslim majority. …

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World Refugee Day: Refugees in South East Asia

(Image from British Pakistani Christian Association) This Sunday marks another opportunity for churches to set aside time to show concern and support for refugees! Jubilee Campaign has long supported refugees fleeing Pakistan. In Pakistan, Christians are regularly discriminated against, harassed, and attacked for their faith. Blasphemy laws, which prohibit any utterance against Islam, are used …

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Otto Warmbier’s death a testimony to life in North Korea

Jubilee Campaign is a member of the International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea. We would like to share the below ICNK statement with you discussing Otto Warmbier’s tragic death due to his time in North Korea.   (Seoul – June 23, 2017) — The International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity …

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