Asia


Africa | Jan. 20 2000

Leaders oppose ‘sex exploitation’ definition

Several conservative leaders, including Southern Baptist official Richard Land and Campus Crusade for Christ President Bill Bright, are opposing... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Sentencing worsens condition in China

CHINA – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious repression in China has worsened over the past weeks with... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Turk pastors arrested, churches raided

TURKMENISTAN – Less than a month after Baptist pastor Rahim Tashov was released from prison in Turkmenistan, authorities arrested two pastors... [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]

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... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 1 2000

Baptist missionary reaches out to Moscow’s Jews

Luba is middle-aged, divorced and disabled. She has an adult daughter but no one to talk to. She struggles with loneliness and isolation. Katya... [READ MORE]

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