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Asian churches prepare for WCC assembly

22-25 November, Tomohon, Indonesia

On 24-25 November, delegates from Asian churches met to prepare for their involvement in the WCC's 9th Assembly in Porto Alegre. Participants also discussed specific Asian issues like the situation on the Korean peninsula, as well as militarization and human rights. On 22-23 November, the meeting took the form of a Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV) Asia Focus consultation on "Building communities of peace", with case studies from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Korea.