Human Rights

Social Concerns
Norma P. Dollaga, a United Methodist deaconess, joined other religious groups during an Aug. 20, 2019, protest decrying the killings and violence on Negros Island. Filipino United Methodists have strongly condemned the bloodshed. Photo courtesy of Tetang Dollaga, UM News.

Filipino United Methodists condemn latest violence

State terrorism prevails on Negros Island, the Philippines Board of Church and Society said in condemning the latest killings.
Social Concerns
Anti-extradition demonstrators march to call for democratic reforms, in Hong Kong, China, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu.

As Hong Kong protests continue, so do prayers

Methodist resident says Christians reach out to both protesters and the government in a spirit of prayer.
Violence
Mary Eben recounts the eight months she spent hiding in a forest following violence between rebel forces and the Cameroonian government. Her church, Jerusalem United Methodist Church in Duala, Cameroon, has assisted her throughout her ordeal. Photo by Isaac Broune, UM News.

Cameroon churches affected by military conflict

United Methodists are keeping the flame of faith and brotherly love alive for all those who are in the affected areas.
Social Concerns
Protesters hold placards protesting violence against women and children. They are standing outside The United Methodist Church Central Office in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by E Julu Swen, UM News.

Liberian United Methodists protest ritualistic killings

The United Methodist Church in Liberia organized a street protest calling on the government to investigate and end ritualistic killings of children.

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