In the terminology of sociologist Fenggang Yang, the segment of religion in China including the five associations—Buddhist, Taoist, Muslim, Protestant (the Three Self Church) and Catholic (the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association)—allowed by the CCP, which appoint its leaders, to operate legally, although with restrictions.« Back to Glossary Index
A Universal Declaration on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting
DAFOH and four other NGOs launch an appeal at the end of the “World Summit on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting.” Bitter Winter was there.
Angielsko-Walijska Niezależna Komisja do spraw Seksualnego Wykorzystywania Dzieci: Świadkowie Jehowy i tak zwana zasada dwóch świadków
Zasada, że potrzeba dwóch świadków, dotyczy wyłącznie postępowań wewnątrzreligijnych, a nie współpracy tej organizacji z władzami świeckimi.
The Persecution of the Ahmadis in Pakistan. 2. The Lahore Riots of 1953
The secular nature of Pakistan came immediately under attack by political Islam. 2,000 Ahmadis were slaughtered in the riots, until martial law was imposed.
The England-Wales Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse: Jehovah’s Witnesses and the So-called Two-Witness Rule
The rule that two witnesses are needed refers to ecclesiastical governance only, and has nothing to do with the organization’s interaction with secular authorities.