21wilberforce in Action
Uyghurs for SaleAugust 26, 2020
Some Factories Across China Using Forced Uyghur Labor Seventy-five years after the Holocaust concentration and labor camps are still in existence. Today the Chinese Communist Party is interning more than one million Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps – striping them of their fundamental rights to peacefully practice their faith. Now new information has surfaced showing that not only is the ...
2020 Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom AwardAugust 3, 2020
21Wilberforce to Honor Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback The 3rd annual Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Award celebrates an outstanding leader who is working to advance freedom of religion or belief by standing up to oppression in the pursuit of freedom of religion, belief, or conscience. 21Wilberforce Founder and President, Randel Everett, announced that the 2020 honoree is ...
Women Filmmakers from Afghanistan and Iran Take Top Honors in Religious Freedom & Business Film CompetitionJuly 20, 2020
The world is increasingly visual, story-driven and mobile dominated. Empower Women Media identifies, equips and mobilizes leaders to create short films with empowering messages. The organization has partnered with the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation to host an online film festival and award ceremony on August 1, 2020 to honor and celebrate the 2020 winning films. Lou Ann Sabatier, Director ...
Our vision is to empower people of faith to collaboratively support persecuted communities of all faiths, challenge religious repression, and globally expand freedom of religion, belief, and conscience.
21Wilberforce draws its inspiration from the 19th century British parliamentarian William Wilberforce, who led an improbable movement that ended the single greatest violation of human rights — the slave trade.
Like our namesake, 21Wilberforce leverages the strength of collaborative partnerships, grassroots empowerment, and policy campaigns.
21st century — more than 80% of people living today face some form of restriction, discrimination or ongoing persecution because of their beliefs. 21Wilberforce stands committed to advance religious freedom as a universal right through its innovative online Freedom Center.
The online Freedom Center provides tailored tools to mobilize and train groups and individuals to defend persecuted communities and religious prisoners. This digital platform promotes three objectives:
Learn (awareness and understanding)
Prepare (practical instruction)
Act (tools for engagement and action)
Modern-day slavery: China abuses Uyghurs in detention camps and forced laborSeptember 17, 2020
In Xinjiang, authorities have detained more than 1 million Uyghurs in detention camps. It is the largest mass internment of an ethnic-religious minority group since World War II. A new report issued by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute states that between 2017 and 2019, more than 80,000 Uyghurs were transferred from the Xinjiang autonomous region to work in factories across ...
The Great Firewall of ChinaJune 24, 2020
CITIZENS IN CHINA ARE DESPERATE TO ACCESS ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET THAT IS NOT CENSORED BY CHINA’S COMMUNIST PARTY. China’s persecution of religious groups and the ensuing cover up both rely on its strict internet censorship, whether the targeted group is Falun Gong, Christians, Uyghurs, or Tibetans. They are locked in an internet prison. The Chinese government’s “Great Firewall” ...
A Uyghur Muslim Reveals the Horror of Prison Camp She Escaped in ChinaSeptember 22, 2020
This article is reprinted from the Dailymail.co.uk October 2019 A Uyghur Muslim woman who was forced into a Chinese 're-education center' so she could teach the inmates has revealed the full horror of life at the prison camp after she escaped. Sayragul Sauytbay, 43, was forced to spend five months at one of the camps in Xinjiang province between 2017 ...