E.J. DE LARA WRITES – This previous September, a number of villages in Laos have gained media consideration from Catholic and Christian retailers for isolating and evicting Laotian Christians. Laos, recognized for being predominantly Buddhist, has averted non secular battle till lately.
Human Rights Look ahead to Lao Non secular Freedom reported that a number of villages in Laos have warned Christian residents to depart their properties to keep away from eviction. Equally, within the Huay village, media sources declare that the native officers compelled 53 individuals to depart their properties in the event that they refused conversion. Many critics imagine these actions replicate a basic angst of native governments towards Christianity.
Curiously, many nationwide and native newspapers don’t cowl any of those occasions. It begs the query of whether or not the nationwide authorities cares concerning the injustice in direction of Christians. It additionally sheds mild on the media’s centralization in direction of nationwide points relatively than native issues. Predominately coated by United States Christian journals and web sites, the injustice in direction of Christians appears to be extra of a priority in the US relatively than Laos.
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