Debating a Muslim Case for Freedom in Iran

Islam and Liberty Summer University (ILSU) took place in Iran in July 2018. The three speakers and 16 young Islamic scholars affiliated with universities and research institutes in Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan spent four days as guests of the Mofid University in Qom, Iran taking part in lectures, workshops and seminars. The faculty […]

The 10th Khanaspur Residential Course, Pakistan July 2018

This annual five day workshop is a flagship event of the Alternative Solutions Institute in Pakistan. The basic purpose is to introduce young people in Pakistan to the concepts of the philosophy of rights and economic freedom. The 35 participants are selected from about 300 applicants on the basis of leadership potential and contribution to […]

Two Further Projects in Nepal

Bikalpa: An Alternative is a think tank in Biratnagar whose mission is to protect the individual rights of Nepalese citizens and advocate for policies that increase economic freedom through research, education and public engagement. NFS has supported their Liberty Discussion program in 2018 and also training in India for some of their youth. The purpose […]

The Great Free Market Event in Tanzania

The Free Market Great Debate is the first ever libertarian contest in Tanzania, designed to input free-market ideas to university students and give them a unique opportunity to debate issues and views around the theme of “morality of capitalism” based on the book edited by Dr Tom Palmer and published by Atlas Network. https://www.facebook.com/SFLTANZANIA/ and […]

Bold Outreach in Afghanistan

Our long term partners The Afghan Economic and Legal Studies Organisation (AELSO) planned an ambitious Tolerance and Prosperity Caravan for autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Their aim is to promote democracy, liberty, tolerance  and opposition to radicalism in four provinces outside Kabul and increase understanding of these concepts and other classical liberal values among young […]

The Challenges in South Sudan

Security in South Sudan is extremely challenging, per capita income is $182 pa and it is the 187th most difficult country in the world in which to do business. John Mustafa created the Students Organisation for Liberty and Entrepreneurship believing that rule of law, protection of private property, free speech and free markets are the […]

Discussions on Islam and Freedom in Indonesia

In 2017 NFS funded Suara Kebebasan to translate Islamic Foundations of a Free Society (Originally published by the Institute of Economic Affairs) into Indonesian and publish it in hard copy. During 2018 here have been a number of events to explore and promote it including a launch on   March 15, 2018, with famous Muslim scholar […]

A Big Need for More Books in Armenia

NFS has supported a number of projects in Armenia over three years including the publication of the Armenian version of Foundations of a Free Society the translation of which was organised by Arto Grigoryan of Armenia Liberty Students Organisation. Also students events run by Arto and events to educate Armenian law students about the rule […]

A New Chapter in the Effort to Promote Freedom in Uganda

Having successfully started Students for Liberty chapters in a number of universities in Uganda Mugabi Socrates has now set up Action for Liberty and Economic Development, ALED which has been interacting energetically with a wider audience during 2018 its start up year. In the last 9 months Mugabi has spoken to children in Primary and […]