Religious Liberty

Report: Rally for Release of Eritrean Patriarch Abune Antonios

8 November 2019, Washington DC. Amongst the crowd of protesters, you can distinguish representatives from the Orthodox church clad in black with golden crosses, Eritrean women donned in the white national dress of Eritrea laced with a colourful gold-tinted frame, one elderly woman clasping to her sign of the Father Antonius, a modern couple pushing …

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October 11, 2019 The Honorable Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Re: Do Not Abandon the People of Northeast Syria! Dear President Trump: We urge you to reconsider and reverse your decision of October 6 allowing Turkey to invade the Self-Administration of Northeastern Syria (SANES). It was deeply shocking …

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ANN BUWALDA’S TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESSIONAL SUBCOMITTEE

TO WATCH ANN BUWALDA’S REMARKS CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS: Ann Buwalda’s oral testimony   Ann Buwalda’s response to Congressman Bass reference to the Muslim Ban   Ann Buwalda’s response to Congressman Smith regarding UNHCR’s adjudication referencing Talib Masih   Ann Buwalda’s response to Congressman Wild’s question on vetting procedures   Congressman Smith Addresses Michael …

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Support, Do Not Abandon Christians…in Syria’s Northeast

INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM R O U N D T A B L E January 9, 2019 The Honorable Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Re: Support, Do Not Abandon, Christians, Yazidis and Kurds in Syria’s Northeast Dear President Trump: We greatly appreciate your Administration’s commitment to international religious freedom …

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Boko Haram Hearing and FTO Designation

JUBILEE CAMPAIGN LAUDS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S DESIGNATION OF BOKO HARAM AS A FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATION WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2013) – Several human rights, religious liberty and civil society groups today welcomed the designation of Boko Haram–whose religious persecution of Christians has reached a catastrophic level–as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” by the U.S. Department of State. In its official release, the White …

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Continued Inaction, Continued Killings: The Cost of Lies and Impunity

On Sunday October 28, 2012 a church in Nigeria was bombed. At least ten Christians died and over a hundred were injured. Given the time difference, right about the time that we in America were getting up and going to church, the Christians in Kaduna were counting their wounded and burying their dead. Since 2010, …

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Recognizing Reality: The Slaughter of Nigerian Christians is Religious

Jubilee Campaign and other human rights groups gravely concerned with the US State Department’s ill-informed statements A group of human rights and religious liberty organizations in Washington condemn the barbaric multi-city Easter Sunday bombings in Kaduna and Plateau state that claimed dozens of lives. Attacks on northern and central Nigeria’s Christian community come as no …

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Uncertain Times for post-Kim Jong Il North Korea; Final Verdict on Yousef Nadarkhani Case Delayed

The Death of a Dictator 2011 has been a hard year for oppressive governments. Protestors forced the dictators of Tunisia and Egypt to step down. Armed militias in Libya, with some NATO backing eventually killed Gaddafi and put his body on display. The rumbles of revolution shook autocratic governments from Morocco to China, drawing promises …

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