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Suzan Johnson Cook defends her work on religious freedom and explains why she left

WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, who resigned this month as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, said she left for … Continued

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Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

People of all faiths have a responsibility to speak out against Christian persecution.

5 faith facts on religion in Syria

Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Syria has been embroiled … Continued

A chance for change in Iran

Iranian President-elect Hasan Rouhani at a June 17 news conference in Tehran. (Ebrahim Noroozi/AP ) Winston Nagan is a professor … Continued

Blasphemy, the ‘crime’ that cannot be spoken

Imagine being hung upside down by your feet. Electric wires are tied around your ankles and you’re threatened repeatedly with … Continued

Why religious freedom is inseparable from progress in the Middle East

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Amr Nabil / AP The revolutions that shook the Arab world … Continued

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s Holy Week struggle

For six months, Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen whose family we represent, has been imprisoned in one of Iran’s … Continued

Welcome to Women’s History Month, Justice Scalia

March is Women’s History Month, and this year’s celebration of the historic and contemporary contributions of women in this country … Continued

Freedom languishes for Baha’is in Iran

Nagan is a professor of law and the founding director of the Institute for Human Rights and Peace Development at … Continued

Singing on “Idol,” and facing the wrath of religious traditionalists

The biggest worry for most “American Idol” contestants is whether the judges will let them continue to the next round. … Continued