Myanmar National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun today called for interfaith dialogue to promote peace and harmony. Speaking at the Dialogue for Peace, Harmony, and Security currently underway in Yangon, the NSA advisor stated: “In a 2003 UN General Assembly resolution, the nations of the world affirmed that ‘inter-religious dialogue is an integral part of the efforts to translate shared values into action.”
For more than a decade now Christmas celebrations in Indonesia have been under tight security. As the holiday approaches in 2015, police and military begin to divide tasks as to who will provide security for which church.
Indonesia has tightened security ahead of Christmas celebrations, by deploying thousands of security forces to guard churches across the archipelago.
Seeking Peace for Myanmar Along Interfaith Lines