CHIAPAS, MEXICO (January 30, 2001) — Chiapas evangelicals accused of taking part in the Acteal Massacre are dismayed that after almost three years in prison, many among them have not received justice. But they remain hopeful that the state's new governor will see that justice is done.
Chiapas evangelicals accused of taking part in the Acteal Massacre are dismayed that after almost three years in prison, many among them have not received justice. But they remain hopeful that the state's new governor will see that justice is done.
Israel and the Palestinians concluded six days of peace talks in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Taba without an agreement, ending any hope of a breakthrough before Israeli elections on February 6th. However, the sides issued a joint statement saying there was "significant progress."
Opposition leader Ariel Sharon is still way ahead in the race for prime minister, according to three polls out today. The polls, published in Friday newspapers, showed Sharon ahead by 16 to 18 percentage points. Thatâ€™s a two point gain for Barak, but hardly an encouragement.
A Pakistani high court acquitted three Christians of blasphemy, calling for an investigation as to whether their Muslim accuser had fabricated a false case against them two years ago.
Prime Minister Ehud Barak abruptly suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in Taba, Egypt, after the brutal killing of two Israelis by Palestinian gunmen.
A third New Year's Eve attack against a Christian church in the Central Asian state of Tajikistan has been confirmed this past week by Korean Christians linked with Grace Sonmin Church in Dushanbe.
New Malden, Surrey, England (January 23, 2001) — As French senators prepare for a vote on legislation that will limit religious liberty in France, a human rights organization has called on them to remember France's commitments under the European Convention on Human Rights, the OSCE and the United Nations.
ISTANBUL, January 22 (Compass) — After eight days in jail, two Pakistani evangelists arrested in Jacobabad for distributing Christian literature and tapes of the documentary "Jesus" film were released on bail January 19.
Christian Media Expert Gives 'Two Thumbs Up' to Surgeon General's Report on Media Violence; Urges PaJanuary 22, 2001
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (January 22, 2001) – Christian Film & Television Commission Chairman Dr. Ted Baehr has given "two thumbs up" to the U.S. Surgeon General's report that says that violent movies, TV programs and video games are harmful to children.