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Document Extrajudicial killings of two lay ministers in the Philippines
In this 29 June 2010 letter to President-elect Benigno Aquino III, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit denounced the extrajudicial killings of Benjamin Bayles and Jovelito Agustin, both lay ministers of the Philippine Independent Church.
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Document Greetings to D.R. Congo human rights workshop
"The work of the churches in the DRC to alleviate the humanitarian crisis, promote a peaceful resolution to the conflict and advocate for an end to the violations of human rights, is admirable," WCC Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit wrote in a message delivered to church leaders and government representatives at a workshop on human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo on 13 April 2010.
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Document Human Rights Council
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Document Letter on abductions in the Philippines
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Document Letter to Peruvian President García
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Document Letter to the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Document Memorandum to the UN secrtary-general
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Document Religious freedom in Cyprus
Letter by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II, concerning freedom of religion and belief in the northern, occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus.
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Document Letter to UN commissioner and special rapporteur
Letter by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navanethem Pillay and to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Mr Heiner Bielefeldt, concerning freedom of religion and belief in the northern, occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus.
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Document Shooting of two Christians in Pakistan
Letter by WCC general secretary Tveit to the president of Pakistan following the shooting and killing of two Christians in Pakistan who were in court on accusations related to the blasphemy law. The same letter was sent to the prime minister.
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