(RNS) Members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom met for the first time with members of the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss a global response to religious freedom violations.
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LONDON (RNS) Rinkoff Bakeries opened in 1911 when London’s Whitechapel district was a Jewish immigrant hub. The family-run bakery has evolved to serve Harrods, Google and the neighborhood’s growing Muslim community.
(RNS) Most of the world’s population (76 percent), lives in countries with high levels of social and government restrictions on religion, according to a new Pew Research Center report.
(RNS) From “Me So Holy” to “iSlam Muhammad,” Apple has banned at least five iPhone apps with religious themes deemed too controversial for download.
LONDON (RNS) A new report says eight current and incoming member states of the U.N. Human Rights Council were among 24 countries to imprison believers and atheists in 2013 for violating local laws that restrict freedom of religion or belief.
Religion News Service is excited to announce the addition of four new bloggers — Chris Stedman, Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian, Tobin Grant and Laura Turner — to expand and diversify our lineup of commentators on issues relating to religion, spirituality and ethics.
The documentary “They Will Have To Kill Us First” focuses on the censorship of music in Mali and how musicians are reacting.