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European Union Introduces Parliament Recommendation on EU-India Relations;

On Thursday, 29 April 2021, the same day that it passed a monumental resolution focusing on the negative human rights implications of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, the European Union introduced another resolution recommending consideration of human rights during the expansion of the EU-India strategic partnership. The draft resolution is not exclusively focused on the issue …

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European Parliament Passes Resolution in Support of Shagufta and Shafqat on Death Row in Pakistan on Blasphemy Charges.

Jubilee Campaign welcomes the European Parliament Resolution that passed today and echoes the call for the European Commission to “immediately review” the trade deal with Pakistan (GSP+) in light of the provision of the death penalty for blasphemy and the use of blasphemy laws to arbitrarily incarcerate numerous individuals. The European Parliament passes a resolution in support …

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European Union Suspends Foreign Aid to Ethiopia and Eritrea Amidst Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis in Tigray

In January 2021, the European Union announced that it had suspended 88 million euros worth of financial aid to Ethiopia on a conditional basis until the nation would permit humanitarian relief organizations access into the Tigray region to offer assistance to vulnerable communities. EU diplomat Josep Borrell stated that “we are ready to help, but …

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Updated 4/28/21 – International Olympic Committee Contracts Chinese Textile Company With Ties to Xinjiang Cotton to Make Olympic Uniforms

This article was originally published on 7 April 2021, updated on 28 April 2021. Updates located at the bottom of this page. On April 6, 2021, it was revealed that the International Olympic Committee has contracted a Chinese textiles company with ties to Xinjiang cotton to make this year’s Olympic athlete uniforms. While it was …

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ChinaAid Releases Annual Persecution Report Detailing Situation of Chinese Christians Throughout 2020

ChinaAid, one of Jubilee Campaign’s leading partner organizations, provides the most updated information regarding the plight of Christians in China. Despite the pandemic that wreaked havoc all throughout 2020, ChinaAid did not stumble, and continued its advocacy and work exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of people of Christian faith, in particular pastors and members …

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USCIRF Releases 2021 Annual Report

On 21 April 2021, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its Annual Report 2021, in which they compile a list of countries recommended for ‘CPC’ status by the United States Department of State. ‘CPC’s, or ‘Countries of Particular Concern’, are countries whose governments have “engaged in or tolerated systematic, ongoing and egregious …

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Remembering the Chibok Schoolgirl Kidnapping in Nigeria on its 7th Anniversary, and Highlighting Recent Rise in Mass Abductions

This Wednesday, April 14, 2021, is the seventh anniversary of the Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping, during which Boko Haram Islamist militants abducted a total of 276 Christian schoolgirls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria. The kidnapping garnered responses and condemnations from numerous countries – including Canada, the United States, the European Union, Israel, …

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Chinese Propaganda Video Shows Uyghur TV Producer Admitting Guilt

On Friday, April 9, at a press conference in the Chinese capital of Beijing, a propaganda video was shown to attendees which depicted a middle-aged Uyghur man, head shaved and wearing a blue prison uniform, admitting to his alleged faults and pleading for mercy from the Chinese government. The man, an award-winning Uyghur television producer …

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A Summary: Draft Senate Resolution to Combat Chinese Government’s Human Rights and Security Violations

Yesterday, on 8 April 2021, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Jim Risch (R-ID) announced that they have introduced a draft resolution, entitled the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, addressing a multiplicity of issues regarding the People’s Republic of China. Additionally, Menendez announced that a business meeting will convene next Wednesday, 14 April, for the Senate …

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35 Eritrean Christians Arrested Just One Month After Mass Release

Rising hopes that perhaps Eritrea was taking a step in the right direction with regards to its religious minority communities were dashed when last week, another 35 Eritrean Christians were rounded up and arrested during a peaceful prayer gathering. Eritrean armed forces, whose barracks were located near where the prayer meeting was held in the …

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