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COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
One of the most disturbing findings is that Western democracies such as France, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland engage in more government-based discrimination than many countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
MEDIA & ETHICS
“This is just the tip of the iceberg for a network that has spent decades grievously exploiting the people of America,” said STAND International Director Edward Parkin. “A&E is on the wrong side of today’s war against bigotry and hate.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Today, we remember, uplift and uphold the spirits of the Emanuel Nine. Were it not for their sacrifice, the world might be quieter in the face of evil.
MEDIA & ETHICS
Just this week, the world learned that A&E Live PD cameras were rolling while African-American Javier Ambler died as sheriff’s deputies forcibly restrained him. Ambler, who was unarmed, was tasered four times and could be heard saying “I can’t breathe” and “save me” before he died. A&E has destroyed the footage.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“Jews in America will not be safe until all people are safe,” said Greenblatt. “And only when all minorities can live freely and openly, so too will Jews be able to truly enjoy those same privileges and rights.”
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
London-born rap artist Stormzy, who has made no secret of his faith and has expressed it in his music, will receive Sandford St. Martin’s prestigious Trustees’ Award, which honors superlative broadcasting around faith and ethics.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
For the first time in its history, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments by teleconference on certain cases, including a number on religious liberty.
ANTI-RELIGIOUS PROPAGANDA
For the second time in less than three months, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation—Radio-Canada—has engaged in biased, antireligious reporting in violation of its mandate to honestly inform and enlighten the Canadian people, and in the midst of a global pandemic.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
We stand with religions and ministers across the world urging a unified, peaceful response to the horrific injustice of George Floyd’s death. In its wake, we work to pick up the pieces and build something better. The world has seen enough hate, division, blind prejudice and discrimination. Those days must end.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
For the first time, Religions for Peace USA organized a National Interfaith Prayer Service for Healing & Hope via Facebook and Zoom.