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Jubilee Campaign et al. Urge the State Department to Designate Nigeria as Country of Particular Concern

October 1, 2020United States Secretary of State Mike PompeoUnited States Department of State2201 C St., NWWashington, DC 20520 cc:1. Ambassador Sam Brownback2. Assistant Secretary Bob Destro3. Ms. Sarah Makin, International Religious Freedom Advisor, NSC Letter calling on the State Department to Designate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern Dear Secretary Pompeo, We are grateful …

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#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 …

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#HRC45 Oral Statement – Repeal Apostasy laws

On the 24 September 2020, Jubilee Campaign addressed the Human Rights Council, welcoming the repeal of the apostasy law in Sudan and calling for other countries to follow their example. Jubilee Campaign highlighted the Secretary General’s report A/HRC/42/28 which called for the repeal the death penalty for apostasy. Watch and read the full oral statement …

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Eritrea Releases 69 More Christian Prisoners of Conscience

On September 23, 2020, Barnabas Fund received news and subsequent confirmation from their contacts on the ground that Eritrea has formally released 69 Christian prisoners of conscience- some of whom have been in imprisoned for almost two decades- in a new wave of releases. This major step follows the September 4th release of 27 Christians, …

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PRESS RELEASE: NGOs Release Rejoinder to Nigeria Response to UK APPG Report “Nigeria: Genocide Unfolding?”

Read the full rejoinder here Summary of the claims that the Nigerian government made and the rejoinder response:  1) Information in the report is political and the Nigerian government continues to uphold the constitutional fundamental freedoms. Disingenuous – This report was not written to generate a political discussion or ‘criticize’ the Nigerian government’s response but …

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PRESS RELEASE: NGOs Release Two Rejoinders to Nigeria’s Response to International Reports Addressing the Increasing Violence in the NE Nigeria and Middle Belt

As violence and attacks in the Northeast of Nigeria and the Middle Belt on rural communities continues, Jubilee Campaign et. al released two rejoinders to respond to Nigeria’s critique of the two independent international reports that addressed the violence. The rejoinders are to Nigeria’s response the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, …

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