Advocacy

Jubilee Campaign Vehemently Denounces Violence against Pakistani Christians in Jaranwala Following Blasphemy Accusations

[FULL TEXT] WASHINGTON, DC, 25 August 2023   |  Jubilee Campaign expresses great concern and condemns in the strongest terms the targeted violent attacks upon Christian institutions in Jaranwala, Faisalabad, Pakistan, following reported blasphemy allegations leveled against Christian citizens. Videos circulating online have depicted angry mobs comprising thousands of civilians setting fire to, vandalizing, and desecrating […]

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#HRC53 UN Expert on Religious Freedom and Human Rights Defenders Denounce Deadly Violence Motivated by Anti-Blasphemy Laws at UN Human Rights Council Side-Event

GENEVA, Switzerland-  “Today, we are going to hear and be a witness to the persecution of Christians in two of the most difficult countries- Pakistan and Nigeria,” Dr. Grégor Puppinck, former OSCE religious freedom panel expert and ECLJ Director begins.  Dr. Puppinck shares how anti-blasphemy laws are used not only to prohibit any critical discussion

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Religious Liberty Partnership & Refugee Highway Partnership Statement on the Current Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

UPDATE 13 June 2023   |   Several newsworthy events have transpired since the original drafting of the Religious Liberty Partnership and Refugee Highway Partnership Statement on the Current Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan. On 7 June, Voice of America reported that dozens of Sudanese women have been subjected to sexual violence and rape, often while attempting to

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Jubilee Commemorates the First Anniversary of the Barbaric Lynching of Deborah Emmanuel

UPDATE 18 May 2023   |   It has been reported that the two suspects involved in Deborah’s murder and who faced grossly inadequate charges of “criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbance” – Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi –  were released from custody on 30 January 2023. The published trial proceedings from the 30 January 2023 hearing

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Jubilee Campaign Marks Leah Sharibu’s Sixth Birthday in ISWAP Captivity – Nigeria

[FULL TEXT] WASHINGTON, DC, 15 May 2023   |   Yesterday, on 14 May 2023, Jubilee Campaign marked the 20th birthday – and sixth birthday spent in militant captivity – of Leah Sharibu, a young Nigerian Christian woman. Having originally been abducted from Government Girls Science and Technical School in Dapchi, Yobe State at the age of

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Jubilee Campaign Condemns Iran’s Execution of Two Men on Charges of Blasphemy

[FULL TEXT] WASHINGTON, DC, 8 May 2023   |   Jubilee Campaign condemns in the strongest terms the Iranian government’s unlawful and disturbing execution of two men, Yousef Mehrdad and Seyyed Sadrollah Fazeli-Zare, on Monday, 8 May 2023. Originally detained in their own homes in May 2020, Mehrdad and Fazeli-Zare were charged with establishing and participating in

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REPEAL THE BLASPHEMY LAW TO PROTECT HUMAN LIFE AND DIGNITY

Author Rev. Canice | Text sent as a multi-faith letter to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom in June 2022 Blasphemy law is one of the most threatening tools against human life and dignity across the globe. It has been continuously used to destroy lives and perpetuate dehumanizing acts against peoples and communities.   Blasphemy

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Jubilee Campaign Opening Statement for Canadian House of Commons’ Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: 
Study of the Current Human Rights Situation in Nigeria [Hearing]

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Jubilee Campaign Brief Submitted for for Canadian House of Commons’ Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: 
Study of the Current Human Rights Situation in Nigeria [Hearing]

Jubilee Campaign Brief Submitted for for Canadian House of Commons’ Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: 
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Jubilee Campaign Joins Numerous Advocacy Organizations to Highlight Vulnerable Women’s Voices at UN CSW 67

WASHINGTON, D.C. 17 April 2023 – This March, Jubilee Campaign was blessed with the opportunity to attend the 67th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. In recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UN events and conferences have regrettably been held exclusively online without the physical space to meet new

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