More than 200 religious freedom advocates from across North America attended the 2016 International Religious Liberty Summit at the Newseum's Religious Freedom Center. The event focused on ways to engage government leaders and the media, and to mobilize efforts on behalf of persecuted religious minorities around the world. Photo: Maria Bryk/Newseum
The American Jewish Committee has released a new video appeal on behalf of Sajjad Masih Gill, a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who is serving a life sentence under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws.
The International Religious Liberty Summit, which is jointly sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the Newseum’s Religious Freedom Center, will bring together public leaders and religious liberty advocates to consider current challenges to religious freedom around the world, and explore ways to collaborate on shared goals.
A peace forum in Bogotá aims to forge constructive partnerships between NGOs, scholars, and the faith community.
Following a horrific attack by Muslim extremists, religious leaders are urging the citizens of Côte d’Ivoire, no matter what their faith, to confront the causes of religiously motivated violence.