Human Rights/Freedom


Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Southside sets MLK service

“Living Love and Justice” is the theme of services scheduled for Jan. 16 at Southside Baptist Church, Birmingham. April Wells will speak... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Group buys slaves, sets free

A controversial Christian human rights group based in Switzerland said it had bought the freedom of 5,514 slaves in Sudan during a secret mission.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Chinese court tries religious couple in secret

WUHAN, China – A couple arrested in the crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement has reportedly been tried in secret in the central Chinese... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 6 2000

Indonesian Christian/Muslim clash continues

MALUKU, Indonesia – More that 300 people died in clashes recently between Indonesian Christians and Muslims. In North Malice province, some... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

World Vision identifies hot spots for 2000

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Sri Lanka, Montenegro and an African “arc of conflict” will be among the 10 most volatile areas of violence, war and... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 6 2000

Supreme Court upholds Vermont ruling

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Supreme Court says Vermont can’t subsidize religious school students. The nation’s highest court has again ruled... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

Columbine crosses displayed

The display’s symbols couldn’t be ignored. Spread out in the back on an exhibition hall of the Georgia World Congress Center, 12 wooden crosses... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 1 2000

‘Awareness’ effort launched in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The National Council of Evangelical Christians (CNCE) has recently launched an “awareness campaign” aimed at... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 1 2000

BWA joins Serbian Baptists in appeal for religious freedom

Denton Lotz, general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), joined with Serbian Baptist leaders Jan. 21 to appeal for religious freedom... [READ MORE]