NEW YORK — In Indonesia, Muslim groups burn down a mosque belonging to the minority Ahmadiyya. In Singapore, the government refuses to recognize Jehovah's Witnesses. In Belgium, 68 religion-based hate crimes are reported in 2007 alone.
People living in a third of all countries are restricted from practicing religion freely, either because of government policies and laws or hostile acts by individuals or groups, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center, "Global Restrictions on Religion."
The Oneness Day Petition is gaining serious momentum! Over 30,000 people from around the world have already signed it, including more and more celebrities. Click here to see who they are.
Friday 7 August, 2009, UK; Le Mans 24 Hours 2009 race winner and Patrón Highcroft Racing star David Brabham has confirmed his support of the Humanity’s Team movement by signing a global grassroots petition appealing to the United Nations to declare an annual Oneness Day.
PRETORIA, South Africa, Jul. 27 (UPI) -- The Dalai Lama is not simply not bitter after 50 years in exile from China -- "he's actually quite mischievous," South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu joked.
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Berlin, Germany May 15, 2009
Artist Russell Maier is passing through Berlin orchestrating the creation of a planetary collaborative art project. Russell is creating a grand mosaic Mandala out of 'Peace Portraits' from around the world. The project is taking him around the world by bicycle. In each county he invites people of all walks of life to help build a powerful statement of humanity's oneness.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu signed a petition appealing to the United Nations to declare an annual global Oneness Day, the petition's organizers said Tuesday.
Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, the South African activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his international advocacy of a non-violent end to South African apartheid, has enthusiastically agreed to receive Humanity's Team's Spiritual Leadership Award.