Farhana Khera is the president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, a national organization working to protect Muslims’ civil rights.
Matthew Soerens is the U.S. director of church mobilization for World Relief and national coordinator for Evangelical Immigration Table. He is the the co-author of Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis and Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate.
Sister Norma Pimentel is the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. She advocates for immigrant rights and cares for men and women along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Thomas More Society is a Chicago-based not-for-profit, national public interest law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family and religious liberty. Special counsel Peter Breen testified before the Indiana House of Representatives in 2015 on behalf of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. For interview requests, contact Tom Ciesielka.
Katayoun Kishi is a research associate with Pew Research Center. She leads the center’s annual exploration of restrictions on religious practice around the world. Arrange interviews through Anna Schiller.
Ahmed Shaheed is the United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
Andrew Bennett is a senior fellow with the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington, D.C., and law program director for Cardus, a faith-based think tank in Ontario, Canada. He previously served as Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom.
Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz is a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. She previously served as an adviser to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission.
Michael Wear is chief strategist for the AND Campaign, a Christian organization aimed at building a healthier political culture. He is the author of Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America. Wear served as faith outreach director for President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.