GCIC welcomes- Myanmar Junta's release of Aung San Suu Kyi after 15 years house arrest

Global council of Indian Christians(GCIC) welcomes decision of Myanmar military
Junta's decision to release the icon of Pro democracy leader Aaung San Sui.

Military authorities in Burma are believed to have sanctioned the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi after spending 15 of the last 21 years under house arrest.


Myanmar's military junta plans to release political activist Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's military junta plans to release political activist Aung San Suu Kyi, but the timing is undecided, an official with the country's ministry of information said Friday."The plan to release Suu Kyi is on, but the actual plan on the day of her release is not known yet," said the source.The Nobel Peace laureate's house arrest is due to end on Saturday, but her supporters are left to guess whether the ruling military regime will actually release her.
The leaders of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party were meeting Friday to discuss her possible release, said one of her lawyers, Nyan Win.
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Her release would have to be approved by Shwe, Zarni said. As it is, Suu Kyi has been held under house arrest at his discretion, Zarni said.
The political activist has made demands as well.
"She has made it categorically clear that she will not accept conditions; that she will not walk out of the house with conditions," Zarni said.


Palestinian held for Facebook criticism of Islam

A mysterious blogger who set off an uproar in the Arab world by claiming he was God and hurling insults at the Prophet Muhammad is now behind bars, caught in a sting that used Facebook to track him down.
The case of the unlikely apostate, a shy barber from this backwater West Bank town, is highlighting the limits of tolerance in the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, and illustrating a new trend by authorities in the Arab world to mine social media for evidence.Residents of Qalqilya say they had no idea that Walid Husayin, the 26-year-old son of a Muslim scholar, was leading a double life. Known as a quiet man who prayed with his family each Friday and spent his evenings working in his father's barbershop, Husayin was secretly posting anti-religion rants on the Internet during his free time.


Save life of Asia Bibi sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy-GCIC urges awakening of world conscience

New Delhi -
GCIC asked the Indian government to raise the mater with the United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC), the Pakistani Government and with international community to save the life of the mother of two children sentenced to death” GCIC is dismayed and fear that .Pak state sponsored Islamic terror against minorities and women ,may trigger cycles of violence in other Islamic nations against minorities
GCIC is alarmed by the deafening silence of OIC nations and the collective consceince of the world

"We need to save Asia Bibi’s life", the Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy and this is why “it is urgent to launch a campaign sustained by human rights leaders and governments ... We must not remain silent ": this is the appeal that Prof. Asghar Ali Engineer, an Indian Muslim scholar launches through AsiaNews.