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South Korean Shincheonji Leader Acquitted of Charges

Months ago, in March 2020, and at the height of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea, the Shincheonji Church of Jesus came under fire when it was revealed that over 50% of the nation’s coronavirus cases could be traced back to Shincheonji Church members. Subsequently, elderly church leader then-88-year-old Lee Man-hee was accused by government […]

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New Pew Research Center Report Reveals Steady Increase in Global Religious Persecution

Pew Research Center, one of the leading American think takes that provides information on general public opinion and demographic statistics, released a report on November 10, 2020 in which they confirm what has already been the fear of human rights and religious freedom advocates worldwide: rates of religious persecution are currently at the highest they

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Jubilee Campaign Press Release: Letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-In Regarding Religious Persecution During Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jubilee campaign delivers Joint letter calling on the south koreaN Government to cease religious persecution in response to covid-19 The letter from 266 organizations and 14,832 individuals representing 57 countries highlights the troubling practices of the South Korean government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. WASHINGTON D.C., September 1, 2020 – Jubilee

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