Religious Liberty

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi’s Brother Brutally Murdered in Sheikhupura

As many members of the international religious freedom and human rights community will remember, Asia Bibi is a Pakistani laborer who was convicted in 2010 of blasphemy following an incident in which she was accused by three Muslim coworkers of making blasphemous comments about the Prophet. Despite Asia’s claims that she did not make such …

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Letter to State Department Calling on Action for Mubarak Bala

 The Hon. Mike Pompeo Secretary of State The State Department 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520  May 15th, 2020  Dear Mr. Secretary,  We are Christian faith-based NGOs working on religious freedom violations around the world. As you are aware, Nigeria has significant challenges to religious freedom. Many of our organizations are engaged on the case of Leah Sharibu, …

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Former Egyptian Christian Now a Dedicated Muslim?

Coptic Solidarity recently released shocking news that 39-year-old Ranya Abd al-Masih, an Egyptian Coptic Christian schoolteacher, wife, and mother, was seen in a video just a few days after her disappearance on April 22. In this video, her entire demeanor had shifted; crying, she claimed that herself and her entire family have converted to Islam …

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Multi-Faith Letter Submitted to President Trump Prior to His Trip to India

20 February 2020 The International Religious Freedom Roundtable, which operates out of Washington D.C., submitted a multi-faith letter addressed to President Trump, prior to his trip to India, highlighting the religious persecution in India and urging him to raise this issue with Prime Minister Modi of India. In the multi-faith letter, the argument was made …

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Letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Pakistan’s Penal Code

His Excellency Mr. Imran Khan Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan  Islamabad  Your Excellency,  We identify ourselves as a group of religiously and ethnically diverse individuals and organizations that share a common goal to ensure the procurement and advancement of religious freedom on a global scale. We wholeheartedly agree with and promote the principle of …

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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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International Religious Freedom Roundtable Letter to President Trump

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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