Indonesia has appeared “for a long time as a role model” for Muslim-majority societies seeking to maintain equality before the law for all believers, Christian Solidarity Worldwide’s (CSW) South Asia expert Benedict Rogers stated at a Hudson Institute briefing on September 12, 2013. Yet the past and present of the world’s largest Muslim community belie in reality rhetoric of Islamic religious tolerance, a troubling fact for Christians and others worldwide seeking domestic peace in the lands of Islam.
By Alexander Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) Since 1958, the Young Marines have helped countless young men and women learn to live healthy, responsible, and principled lives. Molded after the U.S. Marine Corps, the Young Marines are an independent organization designed to instill such positive traits as teamwork, loyalty, hard work, and leadership. The Young Marines have been […]
By Rick Plasterer Tenuous religious freedom for Christians in the Middle East is now complicated by enormous social unrest, panelists seemed to agree at an afternoon session of the inaugural symposium on Christianity and Freedom, sponsored by the Religious Freedom Project of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. The first panelist, Kurt Werthmuller […]
The following text was delivered at Rally for Freedom in China at the U.S. Capitol, July 14, 2011. The Falun Gong have experienced intense persecution in China. Thank you to all of the organizers of this wonderful rally. This annual event reminds us so powerfully of the terrible violations of human rights committed by […]