Adina Portaru

Adina Portaru serves as Legal Counsel for ADF International in Brussels, where she focuses on freedom of religion at the European Union. Prior to joining ADF International, she was a research assistant at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and at the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Austria, where she assessed human rights policies. She obtained her doctorate in Law and Religion at Karl Franzens University in Austria.

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The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

On 4 September 2018, the European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance presented its fourth Annual Report on Freedom of Religion or Belief. The Report focuses on violations of freedom of ...
The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?

The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?

With the recent rise of anti-discrimination legislation, the need for legislators to strike a fair balance between competing rights and interests while also ensuring provisions meet the basic legislative requirements of necessity and ...