February 4, 2022 •
U.S. and Allied Diplomats Boycott Beijing Winter Olympics in Protest of China’s Human Rights Violations
The United States and nine diplomatic allies have boycotted the Beijing Winter Olympics protesting China’s repression of human rights. Washington has accused Beijing of detaining more than 1 million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang detention camps. The U.S.
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.
U.S. Rep Frank Wolf (Ret.) Urges Church Leaders to Speak Up on International Religious Persecution
Western church leaders have not been outspoken enough about religious persecution and human rights violations around the world, said U.S. Congressman Frank R. Wolf (Ret.) at a recent luncheon in McLean, Virginia.
February 14, 2017 •
Short List for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
Foreign Policy reports that a short list leaked this week contains the names of three possible candidates to fill the position of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom in the State Department.
February 6, 2017 •
Appoint Religious Freedom Ambassador in First 100 Days, Letter Urges President
Religious freedom advocacy group 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative (21CWI) sent a letter to President Trump this week, signed by 715 human rights and religious liberty proponents encouraging the administration to swiftly nominate an Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.