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Chilean Constitutional Tribunal upholds parental rights

The Chilean Constitutional Tribunal has handed down a key decision in Latin America upholding parental rights.

“Persecution against people of faith must end”

On Wednesday, ADF International hosted a dinner event on the grave challenges facing Nigeria regarding the protection of religious freedom.

US Senators call for action on increased religious persecution in Algeria

Five United States Senators, two Republican and three Democrats, signed a letter this week, addressed to United States Secretary of…

“The Crisis of Religious Freedom in Nigeria”, High-Level Event

Tomorrow, ADF International will host a dinner event on the grave challenges facing Nigeria regarding the protection of religious freedom.

Censored Colombian social media star: “Everyone has the right to freely share their beliefs”

The Colombian Constitutional Court has agreed to review the case of Colombian social media star Erika “Kika” Nieto. There are…

The G7 Forces Africans To Choose: China Or Progressivism

“This is not just about confronting or taking on China,” a senior official in Biden’s administration said this month. “But…

Abandoned Indian mother exposes the harmful practice of sex-selective abortion

Being a woman can bring life-threatening challenges to those living in South Asia – from before birth all the way into adulthood. Bhavana*,…

In the West, ‘Incorrect’ Speech Is Increasingly Treated as Blasphemy

Freedom of speech is one of the most fundamental American values. This value was brought all the more sharply into focus…

“Christian candidates to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights should not face discrimination”

Are people of faith barred from being elected to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights?

How the Irish, and Many Others, Lost Their Religious Freedom to COVID Restrictions

Around the world, religious institutions bore the brunt of coronavirus rules. We can’t let this happen again.

30,000+ call on Inter-American Court to affirm religious freedom and parental rights

Most people live in environments with significant restrictions on freedom of religion.

The unstoppable march of state censorship

Vaguely worded hate-speech laws can end up criminalising almost any opinion. Paul Coleman is the executive director of ADF International,…

“Christians should not face discrimination”

Are people of faith barred from being elected to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights? A coalition of human rights…

Edinburgh Council apologises for discriminating against Christian ministry

The City of Edinburgh Council has admitted that they were wrong to cancel a Christian event on the basis of…

Cancelling Christians

"Billy Graham wouldn’t be welcomed into Britain today..." Read Lizzie Throughton's article in The Critic UK.

German court upholds ban on prayer vigil near abortion organization

 Prohibitions on silent prayer gatherings in the proximity of an abortion organization may remain – so indicates a German court’s…

“4 out of 5 five people live in countries with high or severe restrictions on religious freedom”

Most people live in environments with significant restrictions on freedom of religion.

Church autonomy and parental rights challenged at top human rights court of the Americas

Will the decisions of parents be respected when it comes to the religious education of their children? The Inter-American Court…

Belgium’s euthanasia law criticized at UN Human Rights Council

Belgium has been challenged on the human rights implications of its euthanasia law at a meeting of the UN Human…

Save India’s “Vanishing Girls”: UN urged to act as fetal femicide increases by 60%

In India and other parts of the world, girls are targeted for abuse and discrimination, from before birth and throughout…

When a tweet can land you in jail: Criminal charges brought against Finnish MP

Imprisonment for posting a Bible tweet is now a very real possibility in Finland. The Finnish Prosecutor General has brought…

“A critical moment for the future of faith in Ireland”: Court challenge must continue as Ireland announces partial lifting of worship ban

Ireland will no longer be the only place in Europe to have completely prohibited public worship – so announced the…

Russian authorities prohibit use of church building

A Christian church is challenging Russian authorities at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for seizing the congregation’s property…

Pakistani Christians escape death sentence

The Lahore High Court has overturned a death sentence for a Catholic Pakistani couple. A session court had sentenced Shagufta…

Colombian social media star challenges censorship ruling

Are we allowed to share Christian views on social media? The Constitutional Court will have to answer this question, at…

10,000+ call for free speech to be protected on campus

Is there a free speech crisis at UK universities? At least 10,000 members of the public think so and have…

Forcibly-married 14-year-old Maira hopes for Easter miracle

Maira* loved to sing hymns at her church's Easter service. This Easter, she is forced to hide rather than be…

Worship ban in Ireland – doors remained closed over Easter

It’s known to be a season of hope, but Irish Christians cannot gather to worship at church this Easter Weekend.…

Let Us Worship: Churches rejoice as worship ban declared unlawful

The Scottish government's treatment of churches during the pandemic has been unlawful - so ruled Lord Braid in a judgment…

Parents concerned ahead of religious freedom case at top human rights court of the Americas

Will the decisions of parents be respected when it comes to the religious education of their children? The Inter-American Court…

On International Women’s Day, 14-year-old survivor Maira hopes for freedom

This International Women’s Day, Christian girls in Pakistan fear for their safety. Maira Shabaz knows the dangerous reality more than…

A step in the right direction for free speech on campus

Today, the Department for Education released a report titled “Higher Education: Free Speech and Academic Freedom”, which recognises the harmful…

Thou shalt not pray: German town brought to court over prayer prohibition

Can a local authority ban even silent prayer on the streets? This is the question asked by the “40 Days…

Missionary forced to leave home in Turkey for preaching

David Byle, a Christian evangelist living in Turkey, was forced to leave the country he had called home for 19 years, where he had raised his children and had become…

Dimitrova v. Bulgaria

Dimitrova v. Bulgaria ECHR rules Christian woman’s rights violated in 20-year-old case What’s at StakeThe right to freedom of thought,…

Lautsi and Others v. Italy

Lautsi and Others v. Italy Europe’s highest human rights court says Christian crosses can stay in Italy’s classrooms What’s at…
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