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30 March

Pakistan - Calls for removing discrimination from Constitution

An activist writing on the need to the parliament of Pakistan to remove minority biases and discrimination in the constitution.

28 March

Petitions calling for restrictions on Myanamar

The Burmese/Myanamar military continues to rule the country. Here are a couple of petitions calling for increased pressure on the Burmese government by restricting their oil and gas revenues?

01 March

Statement on the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The International Religious Freedom of Belief Alliance is gravley concern with hostility toward the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in a range of countries.

01 February

Muslim Leader Calls for ‘Honest Reckoning’ With Islamist Antisemitism After Synagogue Attack

American Muslim & Multifaith Women’s Empowerment Council (AMMWEC) President Anila Ali calls out CAIR leaders for taking positions that inflame antiSemitism

31 January

Africa - CSW continues to draw attention to the attacks on the Tigray people

Christian Solidarity Worldwide report highlighting another little know conflict – Eritirean and Ethiopian governments going after a small people’s group.

29 January

Finland Persues Charges Against Member of Parliament for Expressing Her Faith View

Ongoing case of Finland legislator being persecuted for her faith perspectives and communication of it

29 January

Truck On

The trucker convoy across this nation is bringing people together in a way that nothing else has in the past decade. We see some governments beginning, just barely beginning, to acknowledge that the last year’s COVID restrictions are not working.

29 January

Social Media's Role in Attack on Minorities in the Middle East

Colleagues of mine are involved in a variety of projects. Here’s a video of the Anti-Defamation League Task Force on Middle East Minorities webinar, “Inciting and Enabling the Mob: Social Media’s Role in Attacks on Minorities in the Middle East.”

28 January

Pakistani Christian man imprisoned 4 years on false blasphemy charges is granted bail

Even being given bail in Pakistan does not mean the ordeal is over for those charged with blasphemy. In fact, sometimes it means more danger.

26 January

Chinese Government Relentless in separating famlies to punish human rights defenders

One more illustration why the Chinese Communist government is not fit to be part of the broader international committee. Tragic story of one more family destroyed.

17 January

Bulgaria's Discrimination of Minority Group

An opinion piece published by Emerging Europe regarding the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. Bulgaria does not recognize a Macedonian Orthodox minority in Bulgaria and discrimination has been institutionalized.

23 December

Omicron is Here

Well, we are in a Christmas COVID pickle. ‘Vaccines’ that were marketed to solve everything Covid related just can’t do the job. And neither do the ‘boosters’.

21 December

America's Indifference to the Plight of Nigerian Christians

Biden administration removes Nigeria as nation of concern just before Secretary Blinken’s visit. Move made even as the situation deteriorates.

21 December

US Supreme Court sides with ‘government’ over faith in Covid mandate decision

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to block New York’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers without religious exemption,

21 December

New York City imposes vaccine mandate for all private sector employers

The mark of despotic regimes – use failed policies to remove the most basic of freedoms. Propped up by Democratic leadership, Bill Blasio goes over the top.

18 December

Foreign influencers used to whitewash Xinjiang abuses: Report

The power of governments to manipulate reality is demonstrated by the Chinese governments ability to establish ‘foreign influencers’ to carry its version of what is happening in Xinjiang.

18 December

Orphanage run by Mother Teresa's sisters targeted by Hindu nationalists

India continues its repression, targeting even Mother Theresa’s work. This is a natural outcome of anti-conversion laws

16 December

KYRGYZSTAN: New restrictions in draft new Religion Law

Kyrgyzstan’s new Religion Law continues to punish religious minorities.

16 December

North Korea executed seven people for watching South Korean videos

The mark of despotic regimes – do all they can to prevent their citizens from understanding or experiencing the most basic of freedoms. Propped up by the Chinese Communist Party, The North Korean regime is one of the worst,

15 December

Vietnam crushes human rights advocate for her activism

Vietnamese activist and journalist Pham Doan Trang has been sentenced to nine years in prison. She was convicted of anti-State propaganda under Article 88 of the Criminal Code at a one-day trial on 14 December.

23 November

Russian court acquits a Jehovah's Witness on extremism charges

On 22 November, a court in Vladivostok issued the first acquittal of a Jehovah's Witness on extremism charges since the Supreme Court ordered the liquidation of all Jehovah's Witness organisations as extremist and prohibited their activities in 2017.

19 November

Science? Nah, Political Science

The purpose of this commentary has been to point out the ludicrous nature, and outcomes, of politically motivated vaccine mandates.

08 November

What the numbers are saying

This week we are looking at numbers. Just some interesting numbers to do with COVID that give us a picture of how effective our current strategies are.

31 October

A Failing Grade….and some solutions

To those who have been forced to be vaccinated – don’t give up. I know that what once was unthinkable has now become unavoidable for many who needed their jobs... this will be sorted out in the end.