WORLD Magazine: Civic and religious leaders ask firm to stop lobbying for countries that torment people of faith


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A group of civic and religious leaders are lobbying one of America’s top law firms to stop representing foreign governments known for their persecution of people for their religious beliefs.

Forty-four civil and faith leaders, including Save the Persecuted Christiansco-signed a letter asking Squire Patton Boggs, a lobbying powerhouse based in the nation’s capital, to cease its work on behalf of countries such as China, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Open Doors ranks Saudi Arabia as the 15th worst country in the world for religious persecution, followed by China at No. 27 and Qatar at No. 38. Continue reading…

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