MISNA

MISNA, or the Missionary International Service News Agency, provides daily news ‘from, about and for’ the 'world’s Souths', not just in the geographical sense, since December 1997.

Sri Lanka sunset
Sri Lanka sunset


Sri Lanka: Bishop Appeals For Release Of Political Prisoners

Mannar’s Bishop Monsignor Rayappu Joseph has urged the new Sri Lankan government to repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) as soon as possible and release all the political prisoners through the legal procedure, in a first step toward a reconciliation process, reports MISNA. After requesting a meeting with the President next month, Bishop Rayappu […]

DR Congo
DR Congo


DR-Congo: Offensive Launched Against Rwandan Rebels

The Congolese armed forces (FARDC) officially announced the start an offensive against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), a Hutu rebel group active in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports MISNA. Uganda also gave an ultimatum to Congolese militants of the defeated M23 (March 23 Movement) still present in […]