Network for a Free Society has supported Islam and Liberty in a way that has underpinned its development and successes since its formation in Istanbul in 2011. This has included funding seminars, conferences, some general support and the translation and distribution of the book Islamic Foundations of a Free Society […]
Global African Christians for Liberty organized this workshop in Maiduguri in the North East of Nigeria where the terrorist group Boko Haram is very active. This is a jihadist terrorist group which is particularly brutal and make normal life extremely difficult and any escape from poverty impossible. The purpose was […]
The CD was also the first access Aimable Manirakiza had to texts that covered the concept of a free society but this time in French. In 2015 as a student activist desperate for a better life in Burundi he travelled for four days to get to a Students for Liberty […]
Bindu Espoire from the D.R.Congo was inspired by the text of Foundations of a Free Society on the French edition of the CD ‘Ideas for a Free Society’, which he was given when first in contact with Students for Liberty. He became involved in the Burundi chapter of Students for […]
Translation was completed in August and co- translator Saša Mirković also authored a critical introduction that contextualised the topic for the domestic readers and was included in the book. 1000 copies were printed of which 120 were donated to the National Library of Serbia which agreed to distribute them to […]
The Aelso Academy This is the latest program of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization which has 17 years experience of promoting a free society in Afghanistan. It started this summer and will work for the promotion and education of individual freedom, market economy, human rights, rule of law, […]
Now called the Center for Enterprise and Opportunity agreed to run a number of student seminars in 2018 based on the book Foundations of a Free Society by Eamonn Butler which they had already translated and published. Unfortunately there are very few people with the knowledge and experience to facilitate […]
Students for Liberty in Venezuela told us that they have very few books for their work with students so we funded them to print 500 copies of the Spanish version of Eamonn Butler’s book Foundations of a Free Society. They are now arranging at least 6 seminars in 4 towns […]
The 7th Annual International Islam and Liberty Network’s two day conference on the Islamic Case for Religious Freedom was held in Jakarta on 11th & 12th November 2019. The Islam and Liberty Network were partnered by Fatayat Nahdlatul Ulama, Indonesia; International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS); Malaysia Religious Freedom Institute, USA.
About 100 participated including 25 speakers and presenters from Indonesia, Pakistan, Finland, Malaysia, Australia, Iran, Tunisia, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the USA. Topics included the keynote speech on Freedom of Religion and Apostasy: Issues, Responses and Developments, and sessions on The Theory and Theology of Religious Freedom; Religious Freedom and Constitutional Frameworks; Religious Freedom, Harmony and Inclusion; Blasphemy Law: Issues and Challenges; Religious, Political and Economic Freedom; Inter-relationships; Non-Muslims in Muslim Majority Countries and Muslim and non-Muslim relationships.
An action packed week was organised in June by Evans Exaud and the Liberty Sparks team. The week started with Media training with 200 applicants for 30 places. 20 were selected because of their radio and TV experience and 11 were journalists and students of journalism who have shown interest […]