Multifaith Olympics: Risk of spread of Zika virus from Olympics ‘very low’ says WHO

riochristThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a “very low risk” of Zika virus spreading globally as a result of holding the Olympics in Brazil. There is no need to move the Olympics from Rio de Janeiro, or to postpone or cancel them, WHO experts said.

Read more…Multifaith Olympics: Risk of spread of Zika virus from Olympics ‘very low’ says WHO

New Zealand: Human Rights Commission proud to back peace call from Kiwi interfaith leaders

New Zealand Diversity Forum

The Human Rights Commission (NZ) is backing a call from local religious communities for New Zealanders to stand alongside them in peace and compassion: and not in hatred. Since a historic statement in 2007, faith and interfaith leaders and the Commission have affirmed that all religious groups in New Zealand have the right to safety and security.

Read more…New Zealand: Human Rights Commission proud to back peace call from Kiwi interfaith leaders