WEA-RLC Condemns Fiji’s Crackdown on Methodist Church

STATEMENT OF THE RELIGOUS LIBERTY COMMISSION OF THE WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE

For Immediate Release
September 7, 2011
WEA-RLC Condemns Fiji’s Crackdown on Methodist Church
WEA-RLC condemns the order of Fiji’s military-led government to cancel the Methodist Church’s annual conference and ban all church activities except Sunday worship.
The Fijian regime ordered the Methodist Church to cancel its annual conference, for the third consecutive year, last month. The authorities issued the order at the last minute when around 1,000 delegates had arrived in Suva. This is despite the church having obtained permission from competent authorities to organize their in-house meeting. Continue reading “WEA-RLC Condemns Fiji’s Crackdown on Methodist Church”