Freedom of Religion: Resources
Marshall, Paul and Shea, Nina. Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide (Oxford University Press: 2011).
Pew Research Center. The World’s Muslims: Religion, Politics, and Society. April 2013.
Vermeulen, Ben. "The Historical Development of Religious Freedom." Lecture. April 1998.
UN General Assembly. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Adopted December 16, 1966.
International Coalition for Religious Freedom. See "Religious Freedom in the United States of America," in ICRF country reports listed by continent (link).
Jefferson, Thomas. “Letter to the Danbury Baptists (1802).” Library of Congress. Etext.
Kraft, Emilie. "Ten Commandments Monument Controversy." Encyclopedia of Alabama, May 12, 2008.
Library of Congress. "Religion and the Founding of the American Republic." July 23, 2010.
Tocqueville, Alexis de. "How Religion in the United States Avails Itself of Democratic Tendencies." Chapter 5. Democracy in America, volume II, 1835.
The New York Times.
“Reading Hobby Lobby in Context,” Oped by Linda Greenhouse, July 9, 2014.
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions (see FindLaw: U.S. Supreme Court for general reference)
Abington v. Schempp, 347 U.S. 203 (1963). Case on school prayer.
Lemon v. Kurtzman, 403 U.S. 602 (1971). Case on state funding for nonpublic schools.
Moore v. Glassroth, 335 F.3d 1282 (11th cir. 2003). Case involving Ten Commandments monument in Alabama state courthouse.
The New York Times. Times Topics: Nigeria. See, e.g.:
"Boko Harem Ranked Ahead of ISIS as Deadliest Terror Group for 2014.” November 21, 2015.
“Nigerian President Escalates Campaign to Stem Corruption.” October 19, 2015.
“In Nigeria, An Election To Believe In.” Op-Ed. April 9, 2015.
“Tales of Escapees in Nigeria Add to Worries About Other Kidnapped Girls,” May 14, 2014.
“Rights Group Says Data Suggests Mass Shootings in Nigeria,” March 31, 2014.
"What's So Scary About Smart Girls" by Nicholas Kristof. May 11, 2014.
Fund for Peace. Failed States Index: Nigeria: Country Data and Trends.
International Coalition for Religious Freedom. See, "Religious Freedom in Nigeria," inICRF country reports listed by continent.
Sahara Reporters. Independent reporting on Nigeria and Africa (link).
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP).
U.S. Department of State. International Religious Freedom Report (link). Select year and drop down menu for countries and regions to link to Nigeria.
The New York Times. World Topics: Vietnam
"Vietnam’s Communist Party Gives Old-Guard Leader a New 5-Year Term.” January 27, 2016.
“Kerry Tells Vietnam That US Ties Will Deepen if Human Rights Are Respected.” August 7, 2015.
"In Hard Times, Open Dissent and Repression Rise in Vietnam,” April 23, 2013.
Electronic Frontier Foundation. “Threats to Internet Freedom on the Rise in Vietnam.” Eva Galperin. September 12, 2012.
International Coalition for Religious Freedom. See "Religious Freedom in Vietnam" incountry reports listed by continent.
U.S. Department of State. International Religious Freedom Report (link). Select year and drop down menu for countries and regions to link to Vietnam.