Tag: religious regulation

Children, entire evangelical families being arrested in Eritrea simply for praying

Originally published in The Christian Post Entire evangelical Christian families, including children, are reportedly being arrested in new persecution tactics being used by Eritrean officials, human rights activists have said. “Since May of this year, nearly 200 Christians have been arrested. The interesting thing about this — they have shifted […]

Hearings on religious regulation proposals postponed amid strong opposition from churches

The parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has postponed next week’s scheduled hearings on the CRL Commission’s controversial report recommending the regulation of religion, says Freedom of Religion SA (FOR SA) in a press release. Blaming the delay on the need to consider more pressing legislation, […]

FOR SA repeats urgent call for religious community to speak out on religious licensing report

Freedom of Religion SA this week repeated an urgent call on the religious community to make submissions on the CRL Right’s Commission’s controversial religious licensing proposals by no later than August 21. “It is absolutely crucial that religious communities make their voices heard on this issue to COGTA [¬†Cooperative Governance […]