Posts Tagged ‘international protest’

Catholic Church calls for protection of cultural integrity in West Papua

Monday, August 14th, 2017
West Papua

There has been a call to protect the livelihood and cultural integrity of the people of West Papua. The situation in West Papua was one of the main focuses in a statement issued at the end of their recent meeting in Auckland by the Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops. They called for: Read more

Mount of Olives military academy prompts protest

Friday, December 7th, 2012

An international protest is being mounted against Israeli government plans to build a large military academy beside the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, home to the Garden of Gethsemane and the place of Jesus’ Ascension. Plans envisage the construction of an eight-storey building on the ridge between the Mount of Olives and Mount Scopus. Five Read more