Five United States Senators, two Republican and three Democrats, signed a letter this week, addressed to United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken, expressing concern and urging action regarding increased persecution of religious minorities in Algeria.
Tomorrow, ADF International will host a dinner event on the grave challenges facing Nigeria regarding the protection of religious freedom.
The Colombian Constitutional Court has agreed to review the case of Colombian social media star Erika “Kika” Nieto. There are high hopes for a positive ruling affirming freedom of speech.
“This is not just about confronting or taking on China,” a senior official in Biden’s administration said this month. “But until now we haven’t offered a positive alternative that reflects our values, our standards and our way of doing business.”
Being a woman can bring life-threatening challenges to those living in South Asia – from before birth all the way into adulthood. Bhavana*, a young mother in Dhanbad, Jharkhand is familiar with such discrimination.
Freedom of speech is one of the most fundamental American values. This value was brought all the more sharply into focus recently when my fellow expat, Prince Harry, quite royally offended his host nation by calling the First Amendment “bonkers” on the California-based Armchair Experts podcast.
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Vaguely worded hate-speech laws can end up criminalising almost any opinion. Paul Coleman is the executive director of ADF International, a human-rights organisation defending the right of people to freely live out their faith. He is the author of Censored: How European Hate Speech Laws are Threatening Freedom of Speech.