Op-Eds

FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 11, 2014 | By Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett and Daniel I. Mark The following op-ed appeared in Deseret News on December 11, 2014. Today, Dec. 10, as we commemorate Human Rights Day and the landmark 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), we recall how last... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 1, 2014 | By Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett and Dr. Robert P. George  The following op-ed appeared in The Moscow Times on November 26, 2014. Last Friday, a video deemed offensive to the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church was ruled... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION October 27, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following op-ed appeared in The Seattle Times on October 24, 2014 NORTH Korea’s release of Jeffrey Fowle, imprisoned for leaving a Bible in a public place, still leaves two other Americans in captivity.... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION October 6, 2014 | By M. Zuhdi Jasser and Hannah Rosenthal The following op-ed appeared in The Detroit News on October 4, 2014. On Saturday we will witness a confluence of two holy days of Judaism and Islam, offering a unique moment to reflect on the imperative of... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION August 29, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Daniel I. Mark The following op-ed appeared on Investor's Business Daily on August 28, 2014. When Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag — the 27-year-old Sudanese wife and mother initially sentenced to death for apostasy — arrived... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION August 1, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following op-ed appeared in The Miami Herald on July 31, 2014. This year marks the 55th anniversary of Cuba’s current government and July 26 commemorated the 61st anniversary of the revolution which swept it... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 30, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following op-ed appeared on RNS on July 29, 2014 While last month marked the 25th anniversary of China’s silencing freedom in Tiananmen Square, this month China has been cementing this grim legacy — particularly... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 3, 2014 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared on CNN on July 3, 2014. The recent ordeal of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a Sudanese mother and wife of an American citizen -- coupled with Iran's continued imprisonment of Saeed Abedini, also an American citizen... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION June 18, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett & Mary Ann Glendon  The following op-ed appeared in Deseret News on June 18, 2014. In the Geneva meeting of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that began on June 10 and runs through June 27 are a number of member... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION June 9, 2014 | By Thomas J. Reese & Daniel I. Mark The following op-ed appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 8, 2014. The sentencing to death last month of a Sudanese woman, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, by a court in Khartoum for apostasy garnered international... Read More

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