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Document Shock at assassination of Pakistan government minister Bhatti
In a letter to the prime minister of Pakistan, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) expressed «great shock and dismay» at the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, the Pakistan government minister for Minority Affairs. Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit noted that reports indicate that Mr Bhatti was «assassinated by religious extremists because he was critical of the controversial blasphemy law in Pakistan.»
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Document "Week of Impunity" in the Middle East
WCC calls international attention to situation in the Middle East
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Message of condolences following the assassination of pastors of the
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Latin America
Document Expression of concern on religious tension in Palu, Central Sulawesi
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Condolences on death of Fr Boulos Iskander
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Statement on the conflict in Sri Lanka
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Statement on extra-judicial killings in the Philippines
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document WCC Appeal to the International Community
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Human Rights Council
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human Rights Council
Document Expression of concern at the increase of incidences of violence
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Latin America