Recently, Nigerians went to the polls to elect a new president. Voters faced violent attacks from thugs and even terrorists in addition to…
Kola AlapinniMarch 28, 2023
Why is New York State passing a blasphemy law reminiscent of Iranian theocracy?
Paul MarshallJanuary 8, 2023
The new criminal code of Indonesia has been criticized by journalists and the State Department for its banning of illicit sex, blasphemy, and partial news.
Paul MarshallDecember 19, 2022
The decades-long campaign of violence against those accused of insulting Islam seems to be succeeding
Paul MarshallSeptember 7, 2022
Despite the increasing prominence of the international religious freedom movement, violence against believers is getting worse in many regions of the world, such as Nigeria, Vietnam, and Pakistan.
Sean NelsonAugust 22, 2022
The Christian challenge is to identify a role for good government to restrain evil alongside other God-given institutions while at the same time establishing robust means to check the evil of government.
Matthew T. MartensAugust 2, 2022
The Biden administration must follow in USCIRF’s steps and lead in the global campaign to repeal blasphemy laws, as it aims to prioritize human rights at the core of its foreign policy.
McKenna HammackMarch 22, 2022
In April, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan denounced the West, particularly France, and called for a coalition of Muslim countries to use economic power to force the West to pass blasphemy laws protecting Muslim sentiments.
Isabella MeibauerJune 16, 2021
A seemingly small incident in Indonesia is the first shot in the use of religion, specifically accusations of blasphemy, as a political weapon against President Jokowi in the ongoing presidential race.
Paul MarshallOctober 31, 2018