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Ukraine Moves to Ban Russian Orthodox Church

.field.field--name-field-audio-type a { display: none; } Acton Audio Ukraine Moves to Ban Russian Orthodox Church December 5, 2022 Overview This week, Eric Kohn, Dan Hugger, and Dylan Pahman discuss the move by Ukraine’s government to prevent churches affiliated with...

Hong Kong Blocks Visa for British Lawyer in Lai Trial

Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai was scheduled to go on trial this week for alleged crimes against China’s National Security Law. However, Hong Kong’s immigration department has succeeded in pushing the trial back by denying Lai access to a key international lawyer...

Jimmy Lai Pushes to Halt National Security Trial

Mere days after bringing a veteran British litigator on his legal team, jailed Hong Kong entrepreneur Jimmy Lai is moving to halt the trial proceedings entirely. In a pretrial interview, the 74-year-old Lai came before three National Security judges to review the...

Mary Kissel at Acton Institute’s 2022 Annual Dinner

.field.field--name-field-audio-type a { display: none; } Acton Audio Mary Kissel at Acton Institute’s 2022 Annual Dinner November 16, 2022 Overview In this episode, we're bringing you the keynote address from Mary Kissel at this year's Acton Institute Annual Dinner....

Jimmy Lai Gets Veteran U.K. Human Rights Lawyer

Although 74-year-old media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai faces life in prison under Beijing’s harsh National Security Law (NSL), he now has a new ally in his corner: veteran human rights lawyer Timothy Owen. Lai, already serving time for convictions...