Caught in the Crossfire: Myanmar’s Christian Minorities Under Tatmadaw Rule

In by Annie McKinney

International Christian Concern is hosting an event to follow up on its recent report, Caught in the Crossfire. This event will give special consideration to both the history of religious freedom in Myanmar and its likely future under Tatmadaw rule. From the report: “When the Burmese military overthrew Myanmar’s civilian government in February, the international community responded with swift condemnation …

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Conversion of Spaces and Places of Worship in Anatolia

In by Annie McKinney

The 2020 conversions of the two historic monuments of Hagia Sophia and Chora inspired us to organise an international conference on the subject of the conversion of spaces and places of worship within the broader religious and regional contexts. In the first of a series of three conferences, the regional focus will be Anatolia (Asia Minor) which is an area …

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The Role of Religious Actors in Nicaragua’s Upcoming Elections: A Voice for Peace and Human Rights

In by Annie McKinney

This November, Nicaraguans will vote in presidential elections that will take place against a backdrop of ongoing political repression by the government of Daniel Ortega. Amid mass protests and civil society resistance to heavy-handed tactics by the Ortega regime, Nicaragua’s Catholic Church and other faith communities have sought to mediate between opposing sides and to advocate for justice and accountability …

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100 Years of Freedom Journey of Women

In by Annie McKinney

100 Years of Freedom Journey of Women ( 1920-2020 ) Sunday, Dec 27, 2020 – 12:00 to 2:00 PM – EST Zoom  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85075535297?pwd=aTEyZTF0VHVYQWtQTmRNQTZJKzNQQT09 Meeting ID : 850 7553 5297 | Passcode 755847 It is embarrassing to think that One hundred (100) years ago, women were considered men’s property, and were required to be obedient and subservient to men. Thank God for …

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Congressional Working Group: Working Meeting

In by Portal Admin

Next Steps on Actions: A. Reporting out from sub-committees working on: Senate Human Rights Commission Appointments and Confirmations New Member Orientation B. Updates on Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act C. Organization and House Keeping for the Spring We will send the Zoom link to those who RSVP on the morning of the event.