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938 days. That’s how long Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been imprisoned in Iran. His crime? He embraced Christianity and started a church. Now, with Pastor Youcef facing the death penalty, his situation is even more precarious. We reported last […]

I can confirm that Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is alive today, his 35th birthday. He remains illegally imprisoned in Iran, now incarcerated for two-and-a-half years. He is being held against international law, and has been condemned to death for one reason – his […]

In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today issued an important decision representing a tremendous victory for religious freedom. The high court concluded that courts should not intervene in the workings of churches. The Justices determined that the First Amendment […]

Giving thanks. Two words that have resonated with Americans from the very beginning. One of the first accounts of a Thanksgiving celebration dates back to 1621 when Pilgrims and Native Americans shared a meal in Plymouth. Nearly 170 years later, […]

Not long ago, I wrote about the growing danger facing Coptic Christians in Egypt and reported about an attack earlier this month that claimed the lives of more than two dozen Christians in that country. As I reported earlier, not […]

The push continues to save the life of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani in Iran is intensifying. Pastor Youcef is facing execution because of his Christian faith and our international team continues to work to bring international attention to his case. […]

I am very pleased to announce an important development that extends our international outreach to Asia. We have formed a partnership with Handong International Law School in South Korea – a program designed to provide both education and training for […]

One of our top priorities at the ACLJ is to ensure that religious freedom is protected here and around the globe.  We work on this issue daily through our international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ).  We report […]

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