Tag: human rights

Christian leaders concerned over closure of world’s largest refugee camp

Originally published in Christian Today Christian clergy and humanitarian workers have warned the closure of the world’s largest refugee camp this year could cause a humanitarian crisis. They have called for the Kenyan government to treat the refugees facing expulsion from Dadaab refugee camp with dignity, while fearing that infringement […]

Parliamentarians form global coalition to advance religious freedom

[notice]On International Woman’s Day this year, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) MP, Cheryllyn Dudley reminded the President of South Africa and Members of Parliament that freedom of religion will not hold up on its own, saying: “If we stand by while global terrorism destroys freedom of religion around the world, we will stand alone when […]

Bloemfontein Christian training centre violates gay rights, says SAHRC

A Christian arts training centre in Bloemfontein has been found guilty of human rights violations for discriminating against homosexuals, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) ruled yesterday. The SAHRC has recommended that the Creare Training Centre amend its constitution to accommodate diversity and attend “sensitisation workshops” conducted by the Institute […]

Government orders gay discrimination probe of Christian training centre

 Church’s right to promote Biblical worldview under fire? In a move that raises concerns about Government intolerance of the church’s right to promote a Biblical worldview, the Department of Justice has ordered an investigation into alleged discrimination against homosexuals at a Christian arts training centre in Bloemfontein. “We respect the […]