Millions of Muslims head for Hajj pilgrimage as covid restrictions lift
The Hajj Pilgrammage returns to full capacity after three years of COVIOD restrictions. Here is a photo presentation of what that means for so many Muslims.
Free speech decision in Washington DC overturns lower court restrictions
A trio of pro-life counselors won a major free speech legal victory when a District of Columbia appeals court ordered a lower court to dismiss a lawsuit against them.
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
Provinces across China work to implement internet restrictions
Governments have so much capacity to regulate that what is way over the top today is more easily applied tomorrow. And the Chinese Communist government has been aggressively marketing its repressive measures around the world.
Petitions calling for restrictions on Myanamar
The Burmese/Myanamar military continues to rule the country. Here are a couple of petitions calling for increased pressure on the Burmese government by restricting their oil and gas revenues?
KYRGYZSTAN: New restrictions in draft new Religion Law
Kyrgyzstan’s new Religion Law continues to punish religious minorities.
Biden Administration reverses restrictions on using fetal tissue from abortions in research
Once again it is legal within the US to experiment with aborted fetal tissue and organs, a practice that had been stopped in 2019.
Legal Restrictions to Religious Freedom in Brunei
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has done a series of excellent reports on specific nations and their activities on religious freedom. Here is a recent Spotlight episode on Brunei
In Jerusalem, Ramadan Restrictions Last Seen During the Crusades Return
The coronavirus pandemic has done what the intervening centuries had not: largely emptying the often crowded and chaotic spaces of Islam's third holiest site, where Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven.