religious freedom

‘Why I dissent’

May 01,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama presidential appointee to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 annual report. While the larger part of […]

Europe Looks to Indonesia as Model of Peaceful Islam (while it fails Ahmadiyya and Shia Muslims)

Jakarta Globe: Jakarta. Indonesia’s long tradition of peaceful coexistence among diverse religious and ethnic groups is starting to serve as a model for other countries struggling with the challenges of multiculturalism. Nearly 85 percent of Indonesia’s population of 250 million people are Muslims, but the country is notably tolerant of other […]