New churches built to destroy even more

22/01/2015 JAPAN - ISLAM - SYRIA
Japanese Muslims: Islamic State is destroying our faith, release the hostages
The small community of the Land of the Rising Sun publically condemns the IS terrorists: "Their acts must be condemned strongly, they have nothing to do with the Koran. To kill even one innocent person, in Allah’s name, means killing all of humanity". No news of the two hostages in the hands of terrorists: the ultimatum for the ransom payment, 200 million US dollars, expires tomorrow. Prime Minister Abe: "There will not give in, the Muslim states must help us".
22/01/2015 SRI LANKA
Government reinstates former General Sarath Fonseka
His military grades and civil rights are restored, including the ability to stand in elections, the general was ousted by former President Rajapaksa. After receiving the amnesty, the former army chief says: "The most cruel leader of this country has tried to uproot me from history. I am ready to work for Sri Lanka and for the people."
22/01/2015 MALAYSIA - ISLAM
Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur: Ruling on the word 'Allah' threatens religious freedom
Msgr. Julian Leow stresses that the verdict has "opened up a Pandora's box." The prelate fears a "progressive reduction of minority rights" and "increasing interference in the religious sphere." Fr. Lawrence, director of the Herald, hopes that "minority rights are not trampled on". Another decision handed down today against Christians in a story similar to that of the Catholic newspaper.