ELEANOR LOBER was among those who attended Micah Australia's Voices for Justice event in Canberra last weekend. Here, she writes of how the annual event was an encouragement in both her Christian faith and her advocacy for the world's poor ...

MISHA COLEMAN, executive officer of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce, argues that while recent announcements by the Nauruan Government concerning asylum seekers may seem welcome news, the Australian Government's offshore detention policy still needs to be urgently redressed, both for the sake of the asylum seekers and for the Nauruan

MARTIN DORE, Nepal advocacy officer with religious freedom advocacy Christian Solidarity Worldwide, writes about why the organisation has concerns over Nepal's new Constitution...

Writing from London, MAL FLETCHER says while there are no easy answers when it comes to the refugee crisis being seen in Europe and the Middle East, pragmatism must be tempered with compassion...

In an article first published on the Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin, author and persecuted church advocate ELIZABETH KENDAL reflects on the crisis facing Christians in the Middle East in the wake of announcements by Australia and other countries on the issue of refugees...

In the text of a statement released this week, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, JUSTIN WELBY, says there are no easy answers to the refugee crisis currently engulfing Europe...

Seventy years after the Korean Peninsula was divided in two, the  World Watch Monitor  reports on the impact of Christianity on both sides of the 38th parallel - both in the past and today...

BosNewsLife  columnist MARTIN ROTH reflects on the Korean church's "big thinking"...

MAL FLETCHER - writing from London - argues that the Australian Government needs to move cautiously in deciding its next steps on the issue of the use of marijuana for medical purposes...

KIRI KANKHWENDE, of UK-based Christian religious freedom advocacy, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, says the recent deal between Iran and world powers failed to address the country's deteriorating human rights record...

In an article first published by ASSIST News Service, SHAHID KHAN, vice-chairperson of a Glasgow-based human rights organisation, Global Minorities Alliance, says this week's decision has put some light at the end of a long, dark tunnel...

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