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
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
ADF International is transforming legal systems by building a strong alliance of Christian professionals through several world-class training programmes.Training Programmes
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
Decisive victory for religiously persecuted in India
NEW DELHI (6 May 2019) – A pastor of a small Indian village in Madhya Pradesh was acquitted of the charges held against him under disputed anti-conversion laws. In 2016, Pastor Balu, his wife, his son, and members of his congregation were violently attacked, later detained by the police and falsely accused of forcing conversions to Christianity. The landmark...Read more
On Anniversary of Euthanasia Legalization, Slippery Slope on Full Display in Belgium
One columnist recently said it well: ‘Belgium has long been famous for food, like waffles...Read more
Religious Freedom in Asia
The entire region is violent and there is terrible persecution especially against Christians. Anti-conversion laws are used to harass and intimidate minority communities across the region. ADF...Read more
Asia Bibi – the EU’s lack of leadership in protecting religious minorities worldwide
Over the last two weeks, Asia Bibi’s story has made for sad headlines in Europe...Read more
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?