November 5, 2019 •
21Wilberforce Launches Freedom Center for Global Advocacy
21Wilberforce, a human rights organization named for William Wilberforce, a 19th-century British lawmaker who was key in the abolition of slavery in the British Empire, has launched Freedom Center, a new resource for human rights advocacy.
October 22, 2019 •
The Plight of Untouchable Christians in India Today
A 55-year-old Supreme Court lawyer from the Indian state Tamil Nadu is challenging India’s discrimination against Christian Dalits—Christians of the Hindu caste of untouchables.
Spotlight on Religious Freedom at the UN
At the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom at UN headquarters in New York, UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the state of religious freedom internationally as “a pressing global issue and one that is also very close to my heart.
September 26, 2019 •
The Release of Asia Bibi Fosters Hope for Religious Freedom in Pakistan
The release of Asia Bibi on May 8, 2019, has brought hope to the international religious community for greater tolerance of religious minorities in Pakistan.
September 25, 2019 •
The Anniversary of the First Amendment
As revolutionary as the American War of Independence was, the Bill of Rights was even more so, as it guaranteed the rights of the individual—something never previously incorporated incontrovertibly into law.
September 18, 2019 •
Religious Freedom Awards Promote Tolerance and Diversity
The 6th annual Religious Freedom Awards at the National Church of Scientology of Spain acknowledged three stellar advocates of religious freedom.
September 17, 2019 •
New Institute Seeks to Protect Diversity of Religious Tradition in Iraq
Award-winning Iraqi religious diversity scholar and journalist Saad Salloum has taken an important step forward toward restoring and maintaining religious diversity in war-torn Iraq.
September 12, 2019 •
On the Passing of Suleiman Bakhit—a Modern-Day Superhero
Remembering Suleiman Bakhit, revered for his work as a creator of comic books that give Middle Eastern youth positive role models as alternatives to extremist leaders.
September 4, 2019 •
Interfaith Forum Promotes Understanding and Peace
The Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosts a series of forums to increase understanding and cooperation among local religious communities.
Scientology Foundation is Granted UN Special Consultative Status
Fundacion MEJORA, Foundation for the Improvement of Life, Culture and Society, now has official representation at the UN.