ADF International

Defending Freedom. Seeking Justice.

ADF International is a faith-based legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people. We are at the forefront of defending religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family around the world.

How We Help

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    Advocacy

    We engage in advocacy before national and international institutions and tribunals, where we have a notable record of success. Our high profile cases have a far-reaching, long lasting legal impact.

    Landmark Advocacy Work
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    Training

    ADF International is transforming legal systems by building a strong alliance of Christian professionals through several world-class training programmes.

    Training Programmes
  • Money

    Funding

    ADF International provides funding for cases with high potential to set major international legal precedents. Since our launch, we’ve provided more than €40m in grant funding for hundreds of cases and legal projects.

    How Funding Works
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AVISO: “Hate speech” laws threatening freedom of speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. (18 June 2018) – On 21 June, the Heritage Foundation is hosting an event on the dangers of so-called “hate speech” laws and the detrimental effect they have on freedom of speech. Paul Coleman, Executive Director of ADF International, will be speaking on the rise of such laws in Europe and their results. Coleman has written widely...

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You Can Make an Impact

We are committed to cultivating a future in which truth and justice are upheld, and where religious freedom is robustly protected and culturally embraced. Will you join us?

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