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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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SRI LANKA: Multi-Faith letter calls on the PM of Sri Lanka to abandon the introduction of anti-conversion laws known to “restrict legitimate religious freedom and target religious minorities.”

22 March 2021 PRESS RELEASE, Washington, DC., Following the recent report that the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious, and Cultural Affairs is currently drafting a legal framework for the implementation of anti-conversion laws, the multi-faith International Religious Freedom Roundtable sent out a letter, containing 36 signatures,  on Monday March 22, calling on the Prime Minister of …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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