Palestinians Turn to U.N. Security Council to Stop West Bank Raids

The Palestinian Authority appealed to the U.N. Security Council, calling for an end to Operation Brother’s Keeper, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation combing the West Bank for the abducted teenagers that has lasted more than ten days.

Christians Remember 65th Birthday Of Burma’s Detained Aung San Suu Kyi

Christian rights activists marked the 65th birthday of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Saturday, June 19, and her supporters gathered in the country’s main city Rangoon, amid renewed calls for her release from house arrest and an end to military rule.

U.N. Resolution Passes with U.S. Abstaining, Israel Continues Operation

The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution calling for an “immediate cease-fire” in the Gaza Strip. The United States abstained in the vote as the council passed the resolution 14-0. However, Israel continued a military offensive Friday, January 9, saying it has an obligation to protect its citizens, including one million Israelis who face threats from rockets fired from Gaza by Hamas militants.

Burma Army Attacking Christian Karen Villagers; Several Killed

Hundreds of villagers of Burma’s, predominantly Christian, Karen minority have been displaced and several killed in fresh fighting in the country’s disputed Karen State area, a Christian rights group said Tuesday, November 4.

Burma Army Burns Christian Karen Villages, Satellite Images Show

The United Nations envoy for Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, arrived in the country Saturday, September 29, to urge the junta to end its violent crackdown on those opposing the regime, a day after satellite images confirmed that government-backed forces massively burn villages of predominantly Christian Karens.

Sudan Christians Fear New Attacks As Bombings Continue

Sudan’s embattled Christian minority attended church services Sunday, January, 21, as the predominantly Muslim nation plunged further into renewed civil war, despite a peace agreement brokered by US Governor Bill Richardson and others this month.

Burma Army Attacks Christian Villages, 1,200 Displaced

Burmese government forces attacked villages of the Karen and Karenni people, displacing 1,200 villagers, as part of a “slow genocide” against these predominantly Christian ethnic groups, a religious rights group said late Thursday, January 5.

Widespread Torture Reported in Burma’s Prisons

A major report has been published this weekend documenting for the first time the extent of the government backed torture in Burma’s jails, human rights investigators said.

Sudan loses in attempt to win seat on U.N. Security Council

10 October 2000 (Newsroom) — Under intense lobbying from the United States and numerous human rights and religious groups, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday rejected Sudan’s bid to win a seat on the Security Council.

U.N. vote on Security Council seat for Sudan mobilizes opposition

6 October 2000 (Newsroom) — The prospect of Sudan gaining a seat on the United Nations Security Council may help galvanize opposition against a repressive regime that condones slavery, religious persecution, and bullying its African neighbors, human rights and religious freedom activists contend.

Syria Mounting Bid For Seat on UN Security Council

A diplomatic dogfight is taking shape at the United Nations, as Israel ponders how to foil Syria’s drive to become one of the ten non-permanent members of the Security Council.

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