Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves ,for the right of all destitute.speak up and judge fairly :defend the right of the poor and needy.(proverbs 31:8-9)
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought .conscience and religion; this include the freedom to change his religion or belief , and freedom either alone in public or private , to manifest his religion or belief in teaching,practice,worship and observance.(Universal Declaration of Human Rights :Article 18)
(APRIL 15, 2013) Religious liberty organizations united under the Religious Liberty Partnership (RLP) have released a statement on the crisis in Syria asking the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria to pay particular attention to “vulnerable ethnic and religious minorities”, and calling for a designated day of prayer for the country. Called the Istanbul Statement on the Church in Syria, it expresses concern about the exodus of Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities from Syria and calls on the international community to” provide sufficient protection for all ethnic and religious communities as well as their historical, religious, and cultural sites.”
Nigeria: Premature Explosions Destroy Bomb-Making Factories In Two States
On Monday two bomb making factories belonging to the Boko Haram Islamist militia were destroyed by explosions that killed or injured several bomb-makers in Kaduna State and Yobe State.
In the early afternoon of 19 December, an improvised bomb detonated prematurely in a house in the Mando area of Kaduna metropolis, destroying seven surrounding houses and killing one of the bomb makers. Three other suspected bombers were seriously injured, and were apprehended by locals while attempting to flee the scene. Police found a weapons cache in the ruins of the house. On the same day, one suspected member of Boko Haram died in hospital from injuries sustained when a bomb he was constructing exploded at around midday in the Pompomari area of Damaturu in Yobe State,Two of his fellow bomb-makers are being pursued by Yobe State police, who also recovered various weapons and bomb-making materials from the scene.