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Churches campaign for treaty to tackle illicit arms sales, often a north-south business

Diplomats from nearly 200 countries will spend month of July at the United Nations to negotiate the proposed Arms Trade Treaty. Their challenge lies in keeping the arms trade open to militaries, police forces and other groups who are judged … Continue reading

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WCC expresses concern over human right violations in Tanah Papua

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee recently issued a statement expressing concern over the escalation of violence in Tanah Papua, Indonesia. They urged the Indonesian authorities to stop the killings of civilians at the hands of armed forces … Continue reading