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Document Statement on the Situation in Tanah Papua (Indonesia)
The WCC Executive Committee expresses its deep concern for the deteriorating situation regarding human rights violations in Tanah Papua.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, February 2012
Document Death of human rights activist in D.R. Congo
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Release of detained Filipino health workers
In a letter to the President of the Philippines Benigno S. Aquino III, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed appreciation for the release of forty-three health professionals and community health workers who were illegally arrested and had been imprisoned since 6 February 2010.
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Document Letter of solidarity and concern to Bangladesh
WCC general secretary's letter to the member churches and the National Council of Churches in Bangladesh to express concern and sympathies because of recent tragedies in Bangladesh. Since late February and onwards Bangladesh has faced political and religious violence and atrocities as well as major disasters, such as the collapse of a garment factory building in Savar, Dhaka, which has taken the lives of more than 1000 people.
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Document Concern over Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag's death sentence in Sudan
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to President Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir about Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag's death sentence.
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