IIRF International Director Was Granted the “Order of Merit”
Dennis P. Petri, PhD, was recognized for his contribution to the advancement of religious freedom when he was granted the “Order of Merit”.
IJRF Vol. 15 No. 1/2 (2022): Refugees and religious freedom
I believe this special issue offers important insights that will aid the promotion of religious liberty for all, and especially for refugees and asylum seekers who often find themselves in vulnerable situations. (Dr. M. Visscher)
Spiritual Heritage and Inherited Conflicts
Indigenous Peoples and their Religious Freedom
The IIRF sent a representative to the recent SEAFORB
The IIRF sent a representative to the recent conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief in Southeast Asia (SEAFORB).
Religious Freedom Issues are Prominent in the G20 Religion Forum
Two weeks before global heads of state met in Bali for the G20 summit, another meeting took place, on November 2–3, between religious leaders from around the world.
Exhibition on Christian martyrs of the 20th century opened
A contribution against forgetfulness: A traveling exhibition about Christian martyrs of the 20th century was opened on 21 October in Berlin.
All deportations of the Ahmadis from Germany should be stopped
We urge the German Government to stop the deportation of all other Ahmadis to Pakistan, who can potentially face life imprisonment or the death penalty under blasphemy law for practicing their belief. These members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are currently seeking protection in Germany.
WEA Expresses Concern over Afghanistan
WEA Calls for Prayer for Most Vulnerable Including Religious Minorities and Women
The IIRF expresses concern about the rise of anti-Baha’i propaganda in Iran
There are many factors contributing to the vulnerability of religious minorities. One of them is hate propaganda.
Religious Freedom News
SIGN: Calling Cuba government to invite UN Special Rapporteur on FoRB for a country visit
We write to urge your Government to invite the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief to visit Cuba.
On UN’s Day for Religious Freedom, WEA Highlights Abuses in Afghanistan, Algeria, India, Sri Lanka
One year after Afghanistan fell back into Taliban control, that troubled nation is again in the headlines. Afghanistan has been named one of this year’s
«Muchos cristianos se autocensuran inconscientemente»
La libertad religiosa parece estar cada vez más amenazada en muchas partes del mundo. Para analizarlo hablamos con Dennis P. Petri.
New report finds evidence of self-censorship among Christians in Europe
Case studies of France and Germany show an advanced degree of social pressure driven by secular intolerance. In Mexico and Colombia practicing Christians face similar challenges as in Europe.
‘Chilling effect’ of secular intolerance on Christians is leading to ‘self-censorship’, report warns
A press release by Christian Today
Copts, Church and State in Contemporary Egypt
On 8 January 2022, the Egyptian government quietly released Ramy Kamel, a Coptic Christian human rights activist.