Let Us Worship

Former EU Envoy for Freedom of Religion tackles Covid restrictions on public worship at Europe’s Top Human Rights Court. The case is one of the first ones where Europe’s top human rights court examines the impact of Covid restrictions on religious freedom in Europe.

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Malta (45th Session)

This report outlines how Malta’s proposed equality legislation lacks appropriate safeguards for freedom of religion or belief, freedom of expression, as well as freedom of conscience.

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Malaysia (45th Session)

This report highlights the continuing challenges to freedom of religion and expression in Malaysia. In particular, it addresses the criminalization of blasphemy and proselytism, as well as the effects of religious harmony laws and the mandatory disclosure of religious affiliation in identity cards on the enjoyment of these fundamental freedoms.

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Jordan (45th Session)

This report aims to provide an overview of the status of freedom of religion or belief in Jordan, with a particular focus on the treatment of Christians and other religious minorities, ex-Muslim converts, and refugees. It further examines the existing blasphemy, anti-proselytism, and cybercrime laws, and highlights Jordan’s obligations under international human rights law.

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Mexico (45th Session)


(45th Session)

ADF International is a faith-based legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people.

This report highlights the growing prevalence of violence, threats and harassment directed at religious leaders and places of worship in Mexico. It also raises concerns about the unjustified restrictions imposed on the exercise of freedom of expression and the right to political participation, including for members of the clergy. Finally, the report emphasizes the need for Mexico to align its legislation regarding gender-based political violence with its international human rights obligations.

Free Speech on Campus

University in the UK. Free Speech on Campus

ADF International lawyers helped secure passage of the UK’s Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill. It’s now law and free speech will be protected on university campuses starting Fall 2023.

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