International Religious Freedom Roundtable: A Vital Movement in the World Today
Of all the events of the 2nd Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Wednesday afternoon’s segment on the International Religious Freedom Roundtable may well have the greatest impact in advancing religious freedom around the world.
Religious Freedom: The Focus in Washington
Religious freedom is once again taking center stage, as officials, religious leaders and human rights advocates from across the world head for Washington, D.C., and the Second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. As many as 115 invited foreign ministers are expected to attend.
The Bektashi: Fostering Harmony among Religions
Suffi master Baba Mondi, the spiritual leader or dedebaba of the Bektashi order, was the featured speaker at the Brussels headquarters of the Church of Scientology European Office of Public Affairs and Human Rights.
Faith and Freedom: The Heritage of America
Faith and Freedom: both are legacies of America’s Founding Fathers. Jefferson declared that the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were self-evident and endowed by the Creator.
Moot Court in Israel Brings Justice to the Mastermind of the Holocaust
Nearly 75 years after the end of the Holocaust, in a moot court held in Jerusalem, Israeli students brought the architect of Hitler’s eugenics program to justice.
Sikh Airman Wins Right to Serve in Turban
Air Force rules, requiring members to be clean-shaven and to cut their hair, have been relaxed for the first time to accommodate Airman 1st Class Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa’s religious beliefs.
The Right to Religious Freedom is Nonnegotiable
At the dedication of the first mosque in Athens, Greek Minister of Education and Religious Affairs stressed that religious freedom is a human right.
Day to Commemorate Victims of Violence Based on Religion
The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution to establish August 22 as the Day to Commemorate Victims of Violence Based on Religion.
“Bigotry is the Result of Ignorance”
A U.S. judge has ordered a man who assaulted a Sikh shopkeeper to learn about religion.
The Role of the Religion Communicator in the World Today
The annual convention of the Religion Communicators Council and Associated Church Press: “Seeing in New Ways: Possibilities and Perceptions.”