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The Bodnariu family case in Norway sparked angry protests around the globe. The powerful and well-funded child welfare agency called Barnevernet removed the family’s five children for no obvious reason. International investigations uncovered the Norwegian authorities’ real concerns, which were that the children were being “indoctrinated” by their parents’ religious beliefs. An international outcry followed,… » read more

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Paul Coleman gives a statement to Washington Times on the lack of international attention to the persecution of Christians. “No person or group should live in fear of being killed, tortured or oppressed because of their religious beliefs, By all accounts Christians are the most persecuted group on the planet.” Read the entire article in… » read more

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In a recent commentary on Café CNN, a morning newscast for the Spanish audience, Neydy Cassillas, Legal Counsel for ADF International, explains why money from public funds should not be spent on abortion centers: “Public money should not be used to fund abortion abroad. People whose religious convictions stand against abortion should not be forced… » read more

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In December the European Parliament adopted the Annual Report on human rights and democracy in the world protecting freedom of religion. The report states: “Christians are currently the religious group most harassed and intimidated in countries throughout the world, including in Europe, where Christian refugees routinely suffer religiously motivated persecution, and that some of the… » read more

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The Former Head of the Belgian Advisory Committee on Bioethics has written that “Belgium stands, ethically, at the top of the world.” It is difficult to reconcile that boast with the recent report of the Euthanasia Control Commission. Never before have more people died at the hands of doctors. In 2015, 2022 intentional killings were… » read more

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I’m just coming back from the front line with ISIS. We visited the liberated towns and villages: Bartalla, Karmless, Quaraqosh to document evidence of genocide. The destruction is beyond words. They are ghost towns. Everything is burnt and destroyed. And then this incredible experience: we go in a burnt and destroyed church. ISIS has broken… » read more

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The following speech was delivered by Paul Coleman at the Spiked conference, ‘Enemies of the state: religious freedom and the new repression’ on 16 November 2016. For more info about the book Censored click here. Let me begin by recalling three pieces of news from the last few days. In the Netherlands, the politician Geert… » read more

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