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Nicaragua’s people under attack by their own government [video]

An attack on student protesters in July was among the incidents prompting President Trump's executive order pressuring Nicaragua to restore the rule of law.

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II honored as champion of religious harmony

The newest recipient of the Templeton Prize — for affirming life's spiritual side — is Jordan's King Abdullah II, for promoting interfaith harmony.
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Cuba jails its people for speaking out [video]

Thousands of Cubans are detained every year for political reasons. More than 100 of them are currently imprisoned.

U.S. sanctions: What they do and don’t do

The returning U.S. sanctions will put pressure on the government of Iran, but humanitarian aid to the Iranian people will continue as it always has.
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A Nobel winner’s fight for religious freedom [video]

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad survived torture and rape by ISIS. She is an outspoken advocate for the Yazidis of northern Iraq.
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Voices of religious freedom: A monk’s story [video]

Kusho Golog Jigme is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was tortured for practicing his religion. He explains why religious freedom is an essential part of life.
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Voices of religious freedom: A Holocaust survivor [video]

A survivor of Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews recounts her experience and explains the importance of religious freedom in our modern world.
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Voices of religious freedom: Tortured for her faith [video]

Ji Hyeon-A was detained and tortured in North Korea for her faith. Her story is a stark reminder of the persistence of religious persecution in the world.