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Syrian fight against polio
Vaccination programme has to be expanded

December 2013

The World Health Organisation recently reported that 13 cases of the dangerous and highly contagious disease poliomyelitis had been discovered in Syria. In the embattled province of Deir-ez-Zor in the East of Syria alone, more than ten children have been diagnosed with polio.

A polio epidemic in Syria would be an unimaginable disaster for large parts of the population! The WHO must do everything possible to prevent a spread of polio. It must not make itself dependent upon any warring faction. The fight against polio is apolitical; vaccination has to be possible for every single child in Syria!



August 18, 2014

The German federal government must urge Turkey to inhibit any logistical support for the terrorist group "Islamic State" (IS) and also the Islamist al-Nusra front.

August 14, 2014

German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel emphasized that only legitimate governments should be able to receive weapons form Germany. This, however, would also mean that the minority groups in Northern Iraq would by no means be able to obtain German weapons to defend themselves against the incipient genocide.
Pope Francis visits South Korea (August 14 to 18)
The Pope must advocate for protection of refugees from North Korea and their helpers
(Press Release)

August 13, 2014

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) sent an appeal to Pope Francis, asking him to advocate for more protection of the Christian refugees from North Korea and their helpers during his visit to South Korea.

You can download the full appeal here: Appeal to the Pope

August 11, 2014

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) welcomes the UN Security Council's efforts to financially weaken the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and cut off the influx of foreign fighters. However, it has to be ensured "that no financial support and no supplies for the Syrian opposition will fall into the hands of radical Islamists such as IS or the Nusra front."
Society for Threatened Peoples warns: more interference of Chinese state with religious matters
China's religious authorities plan to develop own Christian theology!
(Press Release)

August 08, 2014

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) warns of the announced development of an independent Christian theology in China.
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