Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system.
15 August 2016
Churches throughout India are stepping up protests against the country’s discriminatory caste system which disadvantages Dalit Christians and Muslims.
19 July 2016
The increasing tensions in Indonesian West Papua has attracted the attention of both the World Council of Churches’ Central Committee and the Bishops of the Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea.
30 June 2016
The Primate of Brazil, the Most Revd Francisco De Assis da Silva, has appealed for calm in the country as continuing protests take place about alleged government corruption. Archbishop Francisco said that the protests “must not pass the limits of constitutional rights and liberties” and that the allegations must be dealt with through the law.
23 March 2016
The Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, has appealed for “peace, justice, equity and cordial co-existence in Nigeria” after a series of protests by pro-Biafra separatists resulted in violent clashes and several deaths.
04 December 2015
Student fees in South Africa will not rise next year, the South African President Jacob Zuma announced in a televised address, following talks between students and university vice chancellors.
23 October 2015
The Primate of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has taken part in protests about increases in student fees this morning (Thursday) the day after his son, Nyakallo Makgoba, was arrested for taking part in a similar protest yesterday in Cape Town.
22 October 2015
Arab Israeli schools this week joined a “strike” in solidarity with Christian schools in Israel that have remained closed from the start of the new academic year
09 September 2015
Okinawa Christian Council Committee statement cautions against use of force to ensure peace
07 May 2015
Cape Town campaign against symbols of injustice reflects South Africans’ anger at continued inequalities
13 April 2015