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Human Rights

Noting a few positive examples of steps taken to promote religious freedom in 2018, an annual government report on religious freedom focused largely on violations of the right to exercise faith freely and without fear. […] Read More

The UN General Assembly has established Aug. 22 as an annual day to commemorate those who are victims of violence based on their religion or beliefs and to raise awareness about respecting religious diversity. […] Read More

Taking on some of the most difficult issues between LGBT rights and some faith communities, a new book helps frame civil dialogue and finds guiding principles to mediate conflicts. […] Read More

In the workplace, most believe everyone should have a fair chance to earn a living and provide for a family without fear of harassment or discrimination. With the high court’s new conservative majority, that could change next term. […] Read More

State repression of religious freedom is often enacted under the guise of maintaining “public order” or “national security” concerns or both. A new report cited 28 nations for restrictions they placed on religious freedom. […] Read More

Factory workers ultimately pay the price for clothing brands seeking cheap and fast manufacturing, a report says. To satisfy consumers wanting cheap clothing, many brands undermine efforts to create safe working conditions. […] Read More

As we witness environmental degradation and the disastrous consequences of the extraction of natural resources, we must question the importance we have given to the exercise of our Christian stewardship. […] Read More

White nationalism is a growing global phenomenon. In some countries, evangelicals have been accused of complicity. Here are 4 ways your church can take a stand against the rise of white nationalism. […] Read More

Who are you wearing? Or, perhaps a better question: Are you wearing ethical clothing? Baptist World Aid Australia is urging consumers to check their fashion brands to ensure their clothes are ethical. […] Read More

How should people committed to the teachings of Jesus respond to genocide? If Christians are going to stand in solidarity and empathy with those who have been marginalized, we must practice these four steps – at a minimum. […] Read More