These days good news is rare in the field of religious liberty. But while the case of Pakistan remains serious, good news should be heralded.
It is the first such decision in Europe. Other similar motions are on their way. It can become a wave, and governments may decide to follow up and act.
The vote in Ottawa’s House of Commons is a slap in the face of the CCP, and a sign of hope for those persecuted in Xinjiang.
A filmmaker and actor from Xinjiang committed two capital sins: he was successful, and maintained his Uyghur identity. He has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
Ma Zhiwu, from Ningzia Hui Autonomous Region, has been in prison for most of the last twenty years. He will remain there for the next decade and more.
The government vowed to protect them. It did not happen, an official report says.
The CCP continues its campaign to identify members of the banned group. When caught, they go to jail.
On January 24, scholars from different continents discussed how to educate to freedom of religion or belief, conscience, legality, and fiscal fairness.
The new Secretary of State destroyed CCP’s hopes that the U.S. position will change. Meanwhile, misguided Western media criticized Pompeo for what he got right.