Uncategorized

Nigeria Considering Enacting Legislation that Will Threaten Fundamental Rights of Civilians

Just over a year ago, in December 2019, Amnesty International called attention to the Nigerian Senate’s consideration of two inherently problematic bills that have the potential to deteriorate the personal freedoms of the nation’s every citizen. The National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech bill and the Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation and …

Nigeria Considering Enacting Legislation that Will Threaten Fundamental Rights of Civilians Read More »

Hindu Temple in Pakistan Destroyed by Mob, High Court Orders Immediate Reconstruction

Just a week ago on December 30th, a violent and angry mob of alleged Islamic leaders and followers ambushed a well-known historical Hindu temple in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan. Videos of the incident that circulated on social media showed the 100-year-old temple covered in smoke and surrounded by mobs of people with hammers …

Hindu Temple in Pakistan Destroyed by Mob, High Court Orders Immediate Reconstruction Read More »

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 …

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

Call for Sign-Ons this World Children’s Day: Lift China’s Worship Ban on Children

This World Children’s Day: Grant every Child Every Right by Lifting the Worship Ban on China’s Children As the World Children’s Day approaches, we ask that the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and other religious freedom ambassadors, raise anew China’s violations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In …

Call for Sign-Ons this World Children’s Day: Lift China’s Worship Ban on Children Read More »

#HRC45 Oral Statement on China’s violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Jubilee Campaign drew the Council’s attention to the People’s Republic of China’s continuous and increasing violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Already in 2013 the Committee on the rights of the child urged China to not discriminate regarding the right to religious freedom for Uighur and Tibetan children, including children of …

#HRC45 Oral Statement on China’s violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Read More »