Advocacy

Ramzan Bibi

Name: Ramzan Bibi Country of Origin: Pakistan Background: Ramzan Bibi is a 55-year-old Ahmadi Muslim woman from Cheleki village, Punjab Province, Pakistan. Bibi is a member of the Ahmadi Muslim community, one of Pakistan’s most persecuted religious minority groups. Misuse and fraudulent use of blasphemy laws targets Pakistani Ahmadi Muslims and Christians for arrest. Additionally, …

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Ramy Kamel

Name: Ramy Kamel Saied Salid (commonly known as Ramy Kamel) Country of Origin: Egypt Background: Kamel is a notable Egyptian human rights defender and Coptic Christian who has participated in numerous events to highlight the ill-treatment of Egyptian minority groups. He is a founder of the Maspero Youth Union, which works towards ending discrimination towards …

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Chen Yu

Name: Chen Yu Area of Origin: China Background: Chen Yu is a Christian bookseller who, prior to his arrest, operated an online shop called Xiaomai (Wheat) Bookstore. Reason for his arrest and imprisonment: In late September 2019, Mr. Chen was charged with conducting “illegal business operations” and was fined 200,000 yuan (≈ USD $30,000). He …

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Jubilee Campaign Executive Director Ann Buwalda Speaks at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Conflict and Killings in Nigeria’s Middle Belt

Throughout the past month, the international human rights and religious freedom community has been buzzing about the state of affairs in Nigeria. On December 7, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Nigeria would – for the first time ever – be classified as a Country of Particular Concern with regards to violations of religious …

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Jimmy Lai

Name: Jimmy Lai Area of Origin: Hong Kong Background: Notable democracy activist, human rights advocate, and critic of the Hong Kong government and its authorities Sentence: The length of Mr. Lai’s sentence has not been revealed yet, but he has officially been charged with allegedly colluding with foreign forces under the newly-implemented National Security Law …

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Jubilee Campaign submits report to the ICC describing how Genocide is loading in Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE Nov 18, 2020 Washington DC. WASHINGTON DC, 18 November – Jubilee Campaign submitted their report Genocide is Loading: Finding Reasonable Basis to Believe Crimes Against Humanity Occurred containing additional evidence to the International Criminal Court regarding the violence in the Middle Belt and northeast of Nigeria. WHAT DOES IT SAY? The report summarizes instances of attacks from 2013-2020 that have …

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