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Over 30 governments use UN platform to speak out against religious persecution

GENEVA (3 February 2021) – Which human rights are most threatened worldwide? For those following developments at the UN’s Human Rights Council during the past weeks, freedom of religion and belief was...

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Restrictions on religious freedom at all-time high, EU’s top position addressing persecution still vacant

BRUSSELS (30 November 2020) – Government restrictions on religious freedom have reached their highest levels globally. Despite this finding of a recent report from the Pew Research Center, the EU...

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UN Special Rapporteur on religious persecution in India: “solidarity with victims important.”

NEW DELHI (21 August 2020) – Amidst the COVID-19 crisis in India and a time when attacks and violence against religious minorities in India are on the rise, ADF International’s...

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New Report Highlights Simple, Sobering Truth: Christians Face Rising Levels of Persecution Worldwide

OpenDoors recently released its 2020 World Watch List profiling nations where it is hardest—and most dangerous—to be a Christian in the world today. Familiar offenders litter the top ten, including...

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Combating the Persecution of Christians Worldwide: A framework for Western engagement

Combating the Persecution of Christians Worldwide: A framework for Western engagement Since the days of Christ’s first apostles, Christians have faced persecution for their faith. Recent research confirms that the...

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International Migrants Day: many still fleeing persecution

VIENNA (18 December 2019) – On International Migrants Day we specifically remember those who are forced to flee due to religious persecution. Christians are recognized as the most persecuted religious...

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“Europe should no longer turn a blind eye to religious persecution”

BERLIN (5 November 2019) – Today, Tehmina Arora, Director of Advocacy, Asia for ADF International, spoke to the Stephen's Circle, a group of parliamentarians inside the CDU/CSU-group at the German...

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International day commemorating victims of religious persecution observed for the first time

NEW YORK (21 August 2019) – Tomorrow, the “International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief” will be observed for the first time. The...

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