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Category Archives: Human Rights

Israel and serious concern because of worldwide persecution


by Elze Erwteman In the Jerusalem Post of 11 Jan. 2018 we read an article about the persecution of Christians. The article is by Benjamin Glatt and is based on the data from Open Doors. De Post writes that about 215 million Christians are being persecuted for their faith. That means 1 in 12 Christians...
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Torah and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: is there a connection?


 by Elze Erwteman   After Israel was voted in the United Nations to have her own State in May 1948 it is an interesting fact, that at 10th of December that same year the United Nations accepted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We believe this is not by accident, but it is in essence a...
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Southern Sudan, human rights?


Southern Sudan, human rights? by Martha Voet In the past I have worked as a nurse. I started my nursing training more than 35 years ago. After my training I went for some years to Africa, to the South of Sudan. I worked in a clinic with very few medical means and no doctor, but I...
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Suffering Nigeria


Suffering Nigeria by Martha Voet, Registered Nurse Most of humankind is struggling for life and trying to survive. One third of the world is rich by comparison. Sometimes we are disappointed during our holidays, because it has been raining all the time and the hotel or the food was not nice. On the other hand dependence...
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Cultural Zionism against anti-Semitism


Cultural Zionism against anti-Semitism by Elze Erwteman The Simon Wiesenthal center recently offered ex-president Obama a copy of a letter signed by Adolf Hitler in 1919 and known as “The Hitler Letter”. In this he stated his hatred of the Jews and his plans for the total “removal of the Jews” from the face of...
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Widows in India in the lowest caste


Women in India in the lowest caste Interview with Nellie Vlak. March 2014.   More than 20 years ago Nellie and her husband Wim founded: “Good News Friend Ministries”.  This Organization works among the poorest people in India and other countries. Because of the work among women I interviewed Nellie. Question: Have you experienced oppression in the lives of...
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Marriage and birth of a girl in India


Marriage and birth of a girl in India Interview with Nellie Vlak. March 2014 Marriage and violence Nellie: The two partners have hardly seen each other in case of arranged marriages. They do not know each other and the relationship is often wrong. One of the ways in which the men can get rid of their wives...
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Suffering of Christians in Muslim countries


Suffering of Christians in Muslim countries should not be overlooked By: Hala Naoum Nehme 26 Jul 2013 Published in: Elsevier, weekly magazine in the Netherlands.   Millions of Christians in islamic countries are the target of discrimination , oppression and violence . Why does the West take the tragic fate of Christians in the Muslim...
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Acid Crime


By Anne M   Women are talented in many ways. In order to carry out His work on earth with Him God equipped us with specials talents. The opponent has known this for a long time and so he tries everything to humiliate women and to break down their strength. Whether he will be successful...
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Waris Dirie: ‘Female genital mutilation is pure violence against girls’


by Emine Saner Supermodel Waris Dirie was just five when she became a victim of female genital mutilation. As she collects an award for her campaign against the practice, she explains why it has to stop. Waris Dirie fled Somalia on foot aged 13 avoid a marriage to a much older man. Photograph: Sarah Lee for...
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