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Europe’s Top Human Rights Court condemns Russia for punishing a Christian pastor for hosting a prayer in his home
Championing Faith-Based Education—Forced Closure of Teachers College Prompts the Bolivian Catholic Conference of Bishops to Sue Government 
“Thoroughly illegitimate”: forced conversion and marriage of women and girls called out at UN event

“Not guilty!” verdict for silent prayer thoughtcrime

The charity volunteer and the Priest on trial for praying in an abortion facility censorship zone have both been acquitted of all charges in a ruling handed down by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on 16 February, 2023.
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Priest faces legal battle for “praying for free speech” – and pro-life bumper sticker

Priest faces legal battle for “praying for free speech” – and pro-life bumper sticker “This is About Saying No To All Forms of Government-Led Discrimination and Persecution of Religious Minorities”:
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Nigerian Human Rights Defender Appeals to International Community to Speak Out to Save Yahaya

Delegates from all over the globe were present at the 2023 International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, DC over the last two days.
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Inside a Modern-Day Heresy Trial

It was exactly one year ago, on a cold, dark winter evening in January 2022, when Paul Coleman arrived in Helsinki for the modern-day heresy trial of Finnish MP Dr. Päivi Räsänen and Bishop Juhana Pohjola.
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European Parliament condemns blasphemy laws ahead of potentially landmark free speech case in Nigeria

The European Parliament has condemned “in strong terms the enforcement of blasphemy laws” and stressed the importance of the “freedom to choose one’s religion”.
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Op-ed: Death on Demand in Canada

In March 2023, Canada will expand its already shockingly broad MAiD, or Medical Assistance in Dying, law, to make death-on-demand available to Canadians—including so-called ‘mature minors’—suffering from mental illness.
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“Terrifying”: World responds to viral video of woman arrested for silent prayer

Video emerges of charity volunteer Isabel Vaughan-Spruce arrested and charged for a silent prayer “thought crime” in UK. ADF International is supporting Isabel as part of a wider campaign to challenge censorship zone legislation.
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Mexican Congressman Tried & Convicted as a “Political Offender” Over Censored Tweets, Takes Fight for Free Speech to International Body

ADF International attorneys have filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of Mexican Congressman Gabriel Quadri.
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Nigeria’s death-for-blasphemy laws slammed at European Parliament as musician brings case to Supreme Court

MEP Carlo Fidanza brings attention to Nigerian musician’s appeal to the Supreme Court of Nigeria
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Europe’s Top Human Rights Court Condemns Bulgaria for Discriminating Against Christians

Bulgarian government labeled Protestant Christians as “sect”, said that attending their church services could result in “mental disorders”, and warned children against them in school lessons
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