Three Christian converts were accused of promoting “propaganda against Islam”, according to the new restrictive Penal Code. Iranian believers ask to pray for encouragement and strength.
The government may present a law that sanctions the owner of the premises “where prostitution is practised”. Spain is one of the countries with the highest figures of sex trafficking.
The new law will criminalise any discrimination because of sexual orientation. “We do not agree with the President's Penal Code”, a Haitian pastor says.
The Evangelical People’s Party calls to “consider labour exploitation as a separate offense” in the Penal Code to protect migrants and other vulnerable people.
UPDATED: The police interrogated Juhana Pohjola for five hours. “I denied being guilty of the crime of ethnic agitation”. The booklet was published in 2004.
The Evangelical Alliance says “it is questionable to extend the Penal Code only for a specific group of people”. The next socio-political debate around the corner is the ‘marriage for all’ law.
Journalist Mireya Elizabeth Garrón speaks of the socio-political crisis in Bolivia and analyses the role of evangelical churches in the marches that helped revoke the new Penal Code.
The President of Bolivia says he revokes it “to avoid confusion”. Evangelicals were against a law that “could severely limit the organization of evangelistic activities”.