As the United States continues its political transition, many in the human rights advocacy community anxiously await tangible signs, beyond rhetoric, that the cause of international religious freedom will remain a policy priority for the Biden administration.
Sarah BassilFebruary 17, 2021
Imran Khan’s government is intentionally distancing Pakistan from its traditional allies, Saudi Arabia and the United States, in favor of Turkey and China. But replacing the United States with China is premature.
Alfonse JavedJanuary 7, 2021
The manger scene these days really is the face of Christmas for most people and, perhaps not surprisingly, it is one of the aspects of the season that keeps causing trouble.
Walter Russell MeadDecember 25, 2020
Islamist terrorists have struck Europe again. The attack in Vienna, Austria, following the attack in Nice, France, shows that while…
Alfonse JavedDecember 2, 2020
If Pakistan takes such great lengths to “protect” Islam and its Muslim citizens, it should also seek to protect fellow Muslims abroad who are the victims of ethnic cleansing, oppression, or persecution.
Isabella MeibauerNovember 9, 2020
Following the Hagia Sophia’s conversion to a Muslim mosque this August, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him.
Isabella MeibauerSeptember 10, 2020
A ruling in July allowed Maira Shahbaz to leave her abductor and stay at a women’s shelter. But this month the Lahore High Court chose to send her back to her captor.
Arielle Del TurcoAugust 24, 2020
Cliff Smith explains how InterAction’s “Together Project” is aimed at stifling criticism of five Islamist charities.
Cliff SmithJuly 22, 2020
In the past few weeks, Pakistan has attempted to mitigate COVID-19’s effect on its economy and people. However, these efforts have largely ignored the needs of Pakistan’s minorities. The result is an increase in human rights violations.
Isabella MeibauerJuly 6, 2020