Legal Counsel, Europe
Dr Adina Portaru serves as legal counsel for ADF International in Belgium, advocating for religious freedom at the European Union.
European Journal of Current Legal Issues: CJEU Cases C-157/15 Achbita and C-188/15 Bougnaoui: Following in the Footsteps of the European Court of Human Rights or Moving Away?
Nottingham Law Journal: Europe - In Search of a Soul? Article 17 TFEU and Its Functioning
European Yearbook on Human Rights: The EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief at their Fifth Anniversary: Implementation Lagging Behind?
Romanian Review of European Law: Freedom of Expression Online. The Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online
For the Next Generations: Freedom of Conscience: A Question for Now and Future Generations
In The News
World Watch Monitor: EU Should ‘Put People of the World’ First in Quest for Religious Freedom Report
The Boston Pilot: EU Ruling against Workplace Hijab Draws Religious Freedom Criticism
World Magazine: Romania Approaches Marriage Crossroads
Catholic News Agency: Will Religious Freedom be Safeguarded in Europe?
Catholic Register: EU Ruling against Workplace Hijab Draws Religious Freedom Criticism
Oxford Human Rights Hub: The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?
Public Discourse: Renting Wombs is a Human Wrong, not a Human Right
Volkerrechtsblog: Does 'Neutrality' Trump Religious Freedom?
Senior Policy Officer
Ryan Christopher serves as Senior Policy Officer with ADF International in London.
Director of Advocacy for Global Religious Freedom
Kelsey Zorzi serves as Director of Advocacy for Global Religious Freedom with ADF International. She leads efforts to address and counter global persecution against Christians and other religious minorities.
Director of Strategic Relations & Training
Sophia Kuby serves as director of Strategic Relations & Training for ADF International and is based in Vienna, Austria. She oversees and develops the organization’s training programs and alliance relations internationally. From 2015 to 2018, Kuby served as the director of European Union Advocacy in Brussels, Belgium, where she built up the EU advocacy team and led the advocacy work of ADF International at the various EU institutions. She holds a M.A. and B.A. in philosophy.