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ADF International to Highlight Defense of Persecuted Christians at International Religious Freedom Summit
U.S. Supreme Court overturns one of the world’s most extreme abortion regimes, returns decision to state-level democratic process
“Continuously shrinking space” for freedom in Turkey, warns EU

BAIL FOR “BLASPHEMY”: Man granted bail after 3 years in prison for “blaspheming” during neighborhood pigeon argument

Human rights advocates denounce poor treatment of Stephen Masih, who suffers from bipolar disorder.
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20 years of euthanasia in Belgium: after almost 30,000 lives lost, what can we learn?

The rate of euthanasia in Belgium has increased from 235 lives lost per year (2003), to 7 lives lost per day (2021) .
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“SHAME ON YOU”: MEPs shout as European Parliament “turns blind eye” to murder of teenage Nigerian accused of blasphemy

European Parliament rejects motion to debate Christian persecution, in particular in the case of Deborah Yabuku, brutally murdered last week when her school peers accused her of blaspheming in a class group chat
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European Parliament passes “hostile” report on persecuted religious minorities

On 3 May, the European Parliament adopted a report on “The persecution of minorities on the grounds of belief or religion”. Human rights experts have denounced the report as “openly hostile towards religion”.
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Prosecutor files appeal against Finnish MP’s major free speech victory  

The Finnish state prosecutor has filed her appeal against the unanimous court decision which exonerated a Finnish MP and bishop of “hate speech” allegations for sharing their faith-based beliefs.
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Pakistani Christian convert granted protection at Europe’s top court  

A Pakistani Christian fearing persecution in case of deportation has won his case at the European Court of Human Rights.
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Report identifies worst violators of religious freedom 

Fifteen countries are engaging in “systematic, ongoing, and egregious” violations of religious freedom – as identified by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2022 Annual Report published today.
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Top human rights court of the Americas fails to uphold parental rights 

The decisions of parents regarding how and by whom their children will receive religious education may be disregarded – so ruled the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
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Finnish prosecutor’s decision paints picture of hostile path towards free speech and Christianity

“The Finnish prosecutor has announced she will appeal Räsänen and Pohjola’s acquittal on 'hate speech' charges."
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40 Days for Free Speech

“If you think that the free speech-v-cancel culture tension has already been pushed to its limits in the UK over the past year, you probably haven’t heard of 40 Days for Life."
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