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August 7, 2022   •   

Warning: Responding to Antisemitic Social Media Can Be Harmful to the Religion’s Health

Scholars have detected a new spawning ground for hatred of Jews: social media.

August 1, 2022   •   

What Do French Jews Do Faced With An Existential Crisis? Go Big and Go Loud

France has been inhospitable to its Jewish population in recent years. Ten years ago an Islamist extremist gunned down three people at a Jewish school in Toulouse .

July 19, 2022   •   

A Coalition of Sikh ‘Spiritual Warriors’ Fights Prejudice

The Sikh Coalition was founded four days after September 11, 2001, in response to attacks against Sikhs.

June 3, 2022   •   

Michigan City Settles With Muslim Woman Forced to Remove Hijab

Police will no longer require Muslim women to remove hijabs for mug shots.

May 2, 2022   •   

Bishops Warn of Humanitarian Crisis in Sri Lanka

Poor Christians in the predominantly Buddhist nation, particularly those who are converts to their faith, are among the worst victims of the calamity.

April 7, 2022   •   

Study Seeks to Better Understand Workplace Discrimination

Two-thirds of the Muslims interviewed, half the Jews, and more than a third of evangelical Protestants experienced discrimination at work.

February 18, 2022   •   

Report Finds Religious Illiteracy a Key Factor in Anti-Christian Hate Crimes in Europe

Hate crimes against Christians in 2020 rose 70 percent in over five European countries according to an organization that monitors prejudice and discrimination against Christians in Europe.

May 17, 2021   •   

German Court Rules in Favor of Scientologist Dismissed From Job Because of His Faith

Victory for the constitutional right of every German citizen to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

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.

May 30, 2019   •   

“Bigotry is the Result of Ignorance”

A U.S. judge has ordered a man who assaulted a Sikh shopkeeper to learn about religion.

March 25, 2018   •   

Countering Anti-Semitism by Confronting the Past

A recent article in the New York Times explores Germany’s complex social landscape and how it is grappling with the incursion of a new wave of anti-Semitism.

November 30, 2017   •   

New Violence Against Bangladeshi Hindus May Have Political Motive

One youth died and homes were burned when violence erupted November 10 in Thakurpara, a majority Hindu village in Rangpur Sadar in Northern Bangladesh. The mob of some 20,000 was incited by rumors that a Hindu resident defamed Islam in a Facebook posting.

October 30, 2017   •   

UN Special Rapporteur on Religious Rights Briefs General Assembly on Global Religious Intolerance

In his briefing to the UN General Assembly human rights committee October 24, UN Special Rapporteur on Religious Rights Ahmed Shaheed said over 70 countries currently have anti-blasphemy laws that can be used to suppress dissenting views, in violation of international human rights standards.

October 17, 2017   •   

The Truth About Islam, and Why What Book You Worship with Doesn’t Matter to Me

“I worship not that which ye worship. Nor will ye worship that which I worship. To you be your way, and to me mine…”

April 23, 2017   •   

UN Committee on NGOs Overruled Amid Charges of ‘Repeated Discrimination’ Against Applicants with Human Rights Focus

Christian Solidarity Worldwide has been granted NGO status after Britain’s UN Ambassador Matthew Rycroft called for the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to step in and review their application after repeated turndowns.