Bolivia
April 23 (Compass) — Quechua-speaking villagers in Bolivia are living under an uneasy truce two months after an irate mob destroyed the sole evangelical church in their remote Andean community. On March 9, town officials in Chucarasi signed an ....
Similar Quechua church in Chiru-KassaAn angry mob of Quechua-speaking Indians destroyed the only evangelical church in the remote village of Chucarasi in the Bolivian Andes on February 28 after beating a congregational elder unconscious. Villagers ....
March 8 (Compass) — An angry mob of Quechua-speaking Indians destroyed an evangelical church in a remote village in the Bolivian Andes on February 28 after beating a congregational elder unconscious. Trouble began among the 140 inhabitants of ....
(Compass) — Three weeks after assuming office, President Carlos Mesa of Bolivia met with evangelical leaders in La Paz, the first official meeting in more than a decade between Bolivian Protestants and their head of state. “We expressed evangelical ....
(Compass) - American missionary Christopher Chavez, 42, former director of the Center for the Deaf and Mute in Bolivia, has lost his appeal of a 17-year prison term he faces for sexual abuse. On August 15, a judge of the Second District Court of ....
(Compass) - A five-member appeals court in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is expected to rule soon on the fate of an American missionary sentenced last November to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse. Christopher Chavez, 42, was arrested in October 1999 and ....
(Compass) - Evangelical Christians in Bolivia are hoping a proposed constitutional reform will end religious discrimination in their country. At this point, however, full equality with Roman Catholics in this South American nation of seven million ....
Rural Christians Face Harsh Treatment    Published in 2001
(Compass) - Big-city lawyers and politicians are fighting a legal battle to reform the Constitution of Bolivia and stop discrimination against religious minorities. However, in rural, isolated villages populated by native Quechua- and ....
(Compass) - Despite attempts by plaintiffs to use the sexual abuse case against American missionary Christopher Chavez to gain control of the Vinto Center for the Deaf and Mute, it appears the evangelical mission school will survive. The Department ....
(Compass) - A Bolivian judge has declared an American missionary guilty of sexual abuse, sentencing him on November 28 to 17 years in prison. Defense attorneys are appealing the controversial decision, citing gross legal errors in the proceedings ....
(Compass) - In October, peasant farmers of the Chapare region violently protested the government’s plan to eradicate the coca plant from their land. The farmers grow 90 percent of the country’s illicit coca, the raw material from which cocaine is ....
(Compass) - The brother-in-law of an American missionary accused of sexual abuse in Bolivia now risks jail himself for helping defend the man. Plaintiffs have filed charges of \"threats, calumny, slander and defamation\" against Peruvian citizen ....
(Compass) - Protestant Christians in Bolivia are in a long-running battle to win full religious equality. Bolivia is one of three remaining Latin American countries that \"recognizes and sustains\" the Roman Catholic Church as the state religion. ....
Sexual Abuse Testimony Reversed    Published in 2000
(Compass) - A 30-year-old man who accused an American missionary of sexually abusing him while he was a student at the center for the profoundly deaf in Bolivia has reversed his testimony, declaring that accusations against Christopher Chavez, the ....
Evidence Mounts of False Accusations    Published in 2000
(Compass) - Christopher Chavez, an American missionary accused of sexually abusing students at a school for the deaf in Bolivia, could spend 10 years in jail if convicted. However, recent evidence in the highly controversial case suggests that his ....
(Compass) - The case of an American missionary accused of sexually abusing students at a school for the profoundly deaf in Bolivia threatens the future of the evangelical Christian establishment. Christopher Chavez, 41, was arrested in October 1999


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    Bhutan.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man... Christians in Bhutan Seek to Dispel Regime's Mistrust 2011. THIMPHU, Bhutan, September 9 (World Watch Monitor) — Christians in this Buddhist nation have been awaiting a decision on whether they will receive official recognition, but it appears they will first see a measure against fraudulent conversion that the prime minister acknowledges is essentially .... Religious Conversion Worst Form of 'Intolerance,' Bhutan PM Says. 2011 THIMPHU, Bhutan, April 13 (World Watch Monitor) — In the Kingdom of Bhutan, where Christianity is still awaiting legal recognition, Christians have the right to proclaim their faith but must not use coercion or claim religious superiority to seek conversions, the country's prime minister told
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    Bangladesh --- Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Bangladesh Church Leaders Beaten at Police Station. 2011. LOS ANGELES, August 29 (World Watch Monitor) Hundreds of Christians this month protested the hitting of two church leaders at a police station in southern Bangladesh after a Christian reported a local ruling party activist had occupied his house. Bablu Biswas of Christianpara village in . Christians in Bangladesh Cleared of Charge of Offending Muslims. 2011. LOS ANGELES, August 15 (World Watch Monitor) — A court in Bangladesh on Thursday (Aug. 11) exonerated two Christians along with four Muslim friends accused of "hurting religious sensibility." Nurul Islam, another Christian and their Muslim friends were cleared of the charge after police failed
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    Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Algeria Algerian faces 5 years in prison for sharing Christian faith Published in 2012 Istanbul, December 2 (World Watch Monitor) — Accusers who say an Algerian Christian insulted Islam provided no evidence to a judge hearing the Christian's appeal of his original sentence. Karim Siaghi, a convert to Christianity, was sentenced in May 2011 to five years in prison and .... Algeria Stalls Appeal of Convicted Christian Published in 2011 ISTANBUL, December 15 (World Watch Monitor) — A judge's decision this month to indefinitely postpone the appeal of a Christian sentenced under Algeria's defamation and anti-proselytizing laws shows how the judicial system keeps Christians in limbo without officially punishing or acquitting
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Iran Jailed Iranian pastor, once facing death, walks free Published in 2012 September 10 (World Watch Monitor) — An Iranian pastor who faced a death sentence because of accusations he abandoned Islam for Christianity walked out jail a free man Saturday, according to a Christian human-rights organization. After 2 years, 11 months behind bars, .... Iranian Authorities Shut Church in Tehran Published in 2012 ISTANBUL, June 8 (World Watch Monitor) — Authorities in Iran this week ordered the closure of a church in the capital, Tehran, amid a government campaign to crack down on the few recognized churches offering Farsi-speaking services, according to a human rights group. The order came from
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) North Korea 'Pinpricks' of Truth Making Way into North Korea Published in 2010 DUBLIN, April 26 (World Watch Monitor) — As refugees from North Korea and activists from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) gather in Seoul, South Korea this week to highlight human rights violations in the hermit kingdom, there are signs that North Korean citizens are accessing more .... Christian Refugees Question Regime's Claims Published in 2009 April 24 (World Watch Monitor) — DUBLIN, April 24 (Compass Direct News) -- Eom Myong-Heui of North Korea was a loyal communist in the Workers' Party of Korea before she became a Christian under the influence of her business partner -- a missionary who was later arrested and tortured ....
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Saudi Arabia. Two Indian Christians Languish in Saudi Prison.2011. LOS ANGELES, March 28 (World Watch Monitor). Friends and family of two Indian Christians arrested after a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia in January have tried in vain to secure their release. The two Christians were incarcerated for attending the prayer meeting with other Indian nationals . Authorities Release Christian Blogger. 2009. April 16 (World Watch Monitor) LOS ANGELES, April 16 (Compass Direct News) -- In a surprise move, a Saudi Christian arrested in January for describing his conversion from Islam and criticizing the kingdom's judiciary on his blog site was released on March 28 with the stipulation
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    .... Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Saudi ArabiaAuthorities Release Christian Blogger. 2009. LOS ANGELES, April 15 (World Watch Monitor). In a surprise move, a Saudi Christian arrested in January for describing his conversion from Islam and criticizing the kingdom's judiciary on his blog site was released on March 28 with the stipulation that he not travel outside of Saudi Arabia or . Pastor Flees Death Threats. 2009. January 30 (World Watch Monitor) LOS ANGELES, January 30 (Compass Direct News) A prominent foreign pastor in Saudi Arabia has fled Riyadh after a member of the mutawwa'in, or religious police, and others threatened him three times in one week. Two of the incidents included ....
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    Genesis 9.5 And, of course, I ask on behalf of your blood, the blood of your lives will I require for each animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell), and I require the life of man: the hand of man, at the hand of all his brother. 6. Whoever sheds the blood of the blood of man will be shed, for God made man in his image. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal(even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Genesi 9,5 E, certo, io chiederò conto del vostro sangue, del sangue delle vostre vite; ne chiederò conto ad ogni animale(anche gli animali possono andare il paradiso o all'inferno); e chiederò conto della vita dell'uomo: alla mano dell'uomo, alla mano d'ogni suo fratello. 6. Il sangue di chiunque spargerà, il sangue dell'uomo: sarà sparso dall'uomo, perché, Dio ha fatto l'uomo a immagine sua.
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Bhutan
Christians in this Buddhist nation have been awaiting a decision on whether they will receive official recognition, but it appears they will first see a measure against fraudulent conversion that the prime minister acknowledges is essentially ....
In the Kingdom of Bhutan, where Christianity is still awaiting legal recognition, Christians have the right to proclaim their faith but must not use coercion or claim religious superiority to seek conversions, the country’s prime minister told ....
Bhutan officials have given assurances that freedom for Christians to worship “within the cultural norms” of the tiny Buddhist nation in the Himalayas will not be violated, but they remain ambiguous on whether and when the miniscule community will ....
For the first time in Bhutan’s history, the Buddhist nation’s government seems ready to grant much-awaited official recognition and accompanying rights to a miniscule Christian population that has remained largely underground. The authority that ....
A court in predominantly Buddhist Bhutan has sentenced a Christian to three years in prison for “attempting to promote civil unrest” by screening films on Christianity. A local court in Gelephu convicted Prem Singh Gurung, a 40-year-old ethnic ....
Christians in this Himalayan nation who are still longing to openly practice their faith were disheartened this month when the government proposed the kind of “anti-conversion” law that other nations have used as a pretext for falsely accusing ....
Bars, pubs and discos have become legal in Bhutan – a cause of concern for the older generation – but construction of worship buildings other than Buddhist or Hindu temples is still prohibited.   The prohibition remains in force even though ....
In this distant and isolated nation in the eastern Himalayas, known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” almost everything looks uniformly Buddhist.   Most men and women in the landlocked country between India and China wear their national ....
April 23 (Compass) — Three Protestant house churches in Sarpang district, southern Bhutan, were raided by police on April 11, following Easter Sunday services. No arrests were made, but church members were warned to stop meeting together, and three ....