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Religious freedom under attack
Kingston Whig-Standard

Religious freedom: going global?

International (USCIRF) -- In the face of escalating violations worldwide of religious freedom, an initiative that the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) promoted was launched on November 8 to create a global religious ... Mission Network News, 2 weeks ago
Call to Advocacy: International Religious Freedom Mission Network News, 4 weeks ago
The cost of ignoring religious freedom Mission Network News, 1 month ago

The Continued Need to Combat Anti-Semitism

| USCIRF WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two anniversaries this month highlight the importance of continually confronting and combatting anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it arises. This past Sunday, November 9th, marked the 76th anniversary of the 1938 ...
 Noodls2 weeks ago

Is a new law enough to protect religious minorities in Indonesia?

It is great to have good laws in place. But without enforcement, legal protections may do little to protect minorities. A group of displaced Indonesian minority Shiite Muslims pray at a mosque in a low cost government housing block in Sidoarjo, ...
 Rappler1 day ago
Catholic World Report

Democracy and rights in Burma? Not without religious freedom

/ 03:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. must make religious freedom a top priority with Burma if there is hope for the southeast Asian country to make progress as a rights-based democracy, said a leader in religious liberty. First and foremost, ...
 Catholic World Report1 week ago

Thailand: No More Rohingya Boatpeople

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta -Thai authorities announced on Monday that it plans to turn away 259 Rohingya refugees back to sea. The decision immediately sparked numerous protests from Thailand's human rights activists, who criticised the government for ...
 Tempo.co2 weeks ago

IDOP: creating a global wave of prayer for persecuted Christians

Churches in the UK and Ireland are helping create a global wave of prayer for persecuted Christians on November 16, the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP). A report endorsed by The Prince of Wales has concluded that ...
 Inspire2 weeks ago
Christian Post

Church of Pakistan Confirms Christian Couple Was Burned Alive by 1,500 Muslims Over Rumor They Ripped Pages From Quran

|2:49 pm (Photo: Twitter) Christian couple Sheathed, 35, (R) and Shamah Masih (L), 31, were killed for allegedly desecrating the Quran in Pakistan, November 2014. An official with the Church of Pakistan has confirmed that a Christian couple was ...
 Christian Post2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

US President Barack Obama Urged to Visit Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to Halt 'Appalling' Persecution

Muslim Rohingya are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western Myanmar. They have been defined by the UN as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. US President Barack Obama has been urged to ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago U.S. commission urges Obama to meet persecuted Rohingya in Myanmar  AlertNet3 weeks ago REUTERS - US agency urges Obama to meet persecuted Rohingya in Myanmar  Zaman2 weeks ago US Commission Urges Obama to Meet Persecuted Rohingya in Burma  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

The Role of International Institutions in Advancing Human Rights

loading... Speaker: , Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Moderator: , Vice President, National Program & Outreach, November 5, 2014 , CFR's adjunct senior fellow for human rights, discusses the role that multilateral institutions can play in ...
 Council On Foreign Relations3 weeks ago

Bharara in damage control mode over Modi summons

The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has sought to "cover up his informal involvement in the 25 September issue of summons to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Southern District US Federal Court in New York".
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago
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