A Seventh-day Adventist believer has been jailed for two years in Kazakhstan for “inciting religious hatred” with a profession of faith, a court ruling that has raised concerns about religious freedom in the former Soviet republic.
Cing made a living from sewing in Myanmar (formerly Burma). She taught her eight sisters to sew and most of them also made their living that way. They were renowned for their stitching skills and family sewing business.
An extraordinarily diverse group of lawmakers from around the world called for greater global efforts to end religious persecution and repression at a Seventh-day Adventist co-sponsored conference in New York.