Internet freedom is the next frontier of human rights.
Free expression on the internet is under assault. A reminder of how carefully freedom of expression and communication needs to be protected.
T shirts and Thought Police
In this day and age in Canada, the default is not always tolerance of others. For some, the only thing that matters is forcing everyone into their image. How does it come to be that someone's T shirt could ruin your day?
Free to Speak!
This prophetic article from 2019 discusses how the web is a threat to governments which wish to control or repress information. Now in countries around the world, including Canada, there are moves to take control of the internet.
Why is Trudeau's government so afraid of young women, kids and decorated veterans?
In days gone by, despots approached national celebrations with nervous anticipation. The opportunity to demonstrate their authority and to present themselves in all their magnificence could rarely be resisted. I thought those days were gone……..
Canadians are on the verge of seeing their internet regulated by the gov’t
Canadians are on the verge of seeing their internet regulated by the gov’t if they don’t contact their MPs
As civil war rages, ruling junta destroys about a hundred religious buildings
Myanmar military government continues its assault on various provinces, focusing on destroying houses of worship.
Pakistan - Calls for removing discrimination from Constitution
An activist writing on the need to the parliament of Pakistan to remove minority biases and discrimination in the constitution.
Finland Persues Charges Against Member of Parliament for Expressing Her Faith View
Ongoing case of Finland legislator being persecuted for her faith perspectives and communication of it
Chinese Government Relentless in separating famlies to punish human rights defenders
One more illustration why the Chinese Communist government is not fit to be part of the broader international committee. Tragic story of one more family destroyed.
The role of faith in governance in Canada
New Canadian parliamentary caucus looks at religion’s role in society
Edinburgh Council pays damages for cancelling religious speaker
Edinburgh Council has apologised and paid £25,000 in damages to Destiny Ministries after cancelling its three-day conference due to the religious beliefs of a guest speaker.
Christian organisations in Europe blacklisted as anti-gender religious extremists by MPs
Bizarre rhetoric around prolife issues expose the paranoid misrepresentations of EU prochoice MPs. I guess the notion is if you call someone something that means they must be that very thing. Extremely dangerous when those who do it are in power.
Governments Don't Get a Pass on Violating Religious Freedom in a Pandemic
While the pandemic prevented our team from meeting in-person with victims of religious persecution, abusive governments around the world do not get a free pass to deny the fundamental right of freedom of religion or belief.
Government officials in Shanxi’s Taiyuan city destroyed a temple’s religious books and threw them to the trash.
The Chinese government has turned up the pressure on Christians withing China
After banning anyone under 18 from even entering a church building they are now going after printed material. Books that were previously published are now being used as evidence to sentence printers and authors to long term prison sentence.
Nigeria's Government ignoring growing violence
The increasing conflict in Nigeria is directly related to the present National government’s lack of interest in extending equal protection to all of its citizens.
Representational image | Photo Credit: S. RAMBABU
India's Government suspends FCRA clearance of 4 Christian groups
Of the six NGOs whose license under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) was suspended by the Union Home Ministry this year, four are Christian associations.
Portraits of Mao Zedong are replacing religious symbols in homes of believers.
People on Social Welfare Ordered to Worship CCP, Not God
The coronavirus outbreak has significantly affected China’s economy and livelihoods, primarily low-income households. Without much help from the state, religious residents are also coerced to renounce their faith, or their welfare benefits are cut.
City to pay $50,000 to evangelist banned from park
The Portland, Oregon city government has paid a street evangelist $50,000 after acknowledging last fall it was wrong to ban the man from a downtown park for preaching.