Tag: ethnic conflict

Global forced displacement hits record high

Originally published in UNHCR Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released today by the UN Refugee Agency. The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each […]

CAR Church leaders call again for aid

By World Watch Monitor Leaders reiterate claim that Anti-Balaka militias are not Christian Church leaders in the Central African Republic have reiterated their opposition to the ongoing violence in the country and demanded more troops on the ground. A declaration was signed by four prominent Church leaders, after a gathering […]

South Sudan Christians see glimmer of hope

Christian pastors, priests, saving lives amidst turmoil Originally published in Baptist Press A breakthrough between warring factions in South Sudan has provided a glimmer of hope that the mostly Christian nation may escape civil war. Leaders of a rebel opposition group said Jan. 10 they would no longer demand the […]