Search  |  Login  |  Register

By Jay Sekulow1308676662000

I want to let you know about some important developments involving a couple of cases we're handling through our international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ).

First, I want to report an important victory involving the defense of a Christian pastor in Burma living in the United Kingdom who was facing persecution and imprisonment if he was forced to return to his native Burma.

Rev. Shwekey Hoipang was outspoken about his faith and the Burmese government took harsh action - clamping down on his activities - eventually closing his church which was one of more than 100 churches shut down by the government.

We worked with local attorneys in the UK and secured a critical victory for Rev. Hoipang in the Immigration and Asylum court in the UK.  Rev. Hoipang won't be forced to return to Burma where he would face severe punishment for his Christian beliefs.  You can read more about this case here.

And, our ECLJ office in Pakistan is handling the tragic case of a Pakistani Christian who was murdered because of his political views.  We are representing the family of Javed Masih - who was shot to death two years ago in a political dispute in the town where he lived. 

The Christian leaders there have told our legal team that the government and local police authorites failed to hold accountable the assailants who were responsible for the death of Masih.  In fact, Christian leaders have told us that the family of the victim is facing threats.  Our legal team on the ground in Pakistan is working with the family and we will keep you posted on the outcome.   You can read more about this case here.

As always, you can learn more about our work through the ECLJ at the website. We remain dedicated to our global work to protect the rights of Christians to proclaim their faith.

 

Dangers of the Palestinian Accession

By Skip Ash1428495138684

On April 1, 2015, the Palestinian Authority – along with its terrorist “Unity Government” partner Hamas – officially became a member “state” of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This is problematic for a number of reasons. First, since the Palestinian Authority (PA), known as “Palestine” by...

read more

Terrorist-led P.A. Joins ICC

By Jay Sekulow1427921979696

The Palestinian Authority – led by the terrorist group Hamas – is taking lawfare against Israel to a new level. Despite opposition from the United States, Israel, and Canada, the Palestinian Authority formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague today, becoming the 123rd...

read more

Defending Liberty in Zimbabwe

By ACLJ.org1420059677879

Zimbabwe’s capital city Harare hosts the African Centre for Law & Justice, the ACLJ’s international affiliate in Zimbabwe. To understand the work we have been engaged in throughout 2014, defending Law, Justice, and God-given liberties secured by the constitution, it is important to understand the...

read more

2014: An Intense & Victorious Year

By ACLJ.org1419882085613

2014 has been a very active, intense, and fruitful year for the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), the ACLJ’s international affiliate in Europe. Based in Strasbourg, France near the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, ECLJ continued advocating for the protection of Human Rights,

read more