OPEN DOORS USA LAUNCHES PETITION CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE IN NIGERIA
Recently, Open Doors USA Advocacy began a campaign to gather signatures, asking the Nigerian government to launch a thorough investigation of the recent slaughter of 500 Christians, to hold the perpetrators to account for their involvement in these crimes and ensure that the victims receive compensation for the crimes committed against them. In early March, ethnic Fulani Muslims attacked three villages near Jos which resulted in the deaths of up to 500 Christians and the burning of about 75 homes. Help our brothers and sisters in Nigeria today! Sign the Petition >>
Theres still time to take action to stop the passage of the UN help stop its passage!of Religions Resolution (DoRR). Weve had a great start to this campaign, but we need your voice to help make it a success. The DoRR is likely to be coming up for a vote soon at the UN so please take a moment to
This resolution criminalizes words or actions perceived as attacks against a religion, with the focus being on protecting Islam. Passing this resolution results in the UN condoning state-sponsored.
Christians who make truth claims or evangelize can be accused of defamation and those individuals can be punished under national blasphemy laws. Members of minority faiths such as Christians are frequently falsely accused of defamation to settle personal scores or to shut down any criticism of Islam. This has happened in countries like Pakistan and Egypt. Sadly, the Defamation or Religions Resolution provides legitimacy to these national blasphemy laws.
You can see what a precarious situation our brothers and sisters are in worldwide. Thats why were asking you to send a message to your legislator, asking him/ her to ask key countries to change their vote on the Defamation of Religions Resolution. A sample letter is provided for you to send.
Please send your message today and stand up to efforts by the UN to restrict religious freedom worldwide!
Advocating with you,
Open Doors USA
FREE TO BELIEVE: Open Doors USA recently launched an advocacy campaign asking our supporters to speak out against the UN Defamation of Religions resolution. Supporters can send messages to their elected officials from our website using a pre-written letter. This resolution essentially amounts to the UN condoning state sponsored Voice your opposition to this resolution and share why you think freedom of religion is important.and other minority faith groups.
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