Posts Tagged ‘Tanah Papua’

WCC General Secretary visits West Papua

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit was in West Papua (Tanah Papua) from 17 to 20 June as part of his ten-day visit to Indonesia. Tveit said the focus of his visit was to listen and support the church in its efforts of being church in a difficult situation. Read more

Concerns increase about violence in Tanah Papua

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

The World Council of Churches has expressed concern at the escalation of violence in Indonesia’s Tanah Papua area [West Papua], urging the authorities to stop the killings of civilians at the hands of armed forces. It has issued a statement at its meeting which was held in Geneva , Switzerland, 14-17 February 2012 highlighting what Read more