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Remembering Prisoners of Conscience on Human Rights Day

I USCIRF Washington, D.C. - To commemorate International Human Rights Day tomorrow, December 10, the U.S. Commission on Religious Freedom (USCIRF) highlights the plight of prisoners of conscience around the world, particularly those imprisoned due ... Noodls, 1 month ago

USCIRF Calls for Release of Eritrean Orthodox Patriarch Abune Antonios

WASHIGNTON, D.C. - This January marks the eighth anniversary of the illegal removal of Eritrean Orthodox Patriarch Abune Antonios from his position as head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, the country's largest religious community. "The U.S.
 Noodls1 week ago
Eurasia Review

BURMA: USCIRF Strongly Condemns Race and Religion Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2015 | USCIRF WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns the package of race and religion bills that Burma's parliament is considering. These bills would ...
 Noodls1 week ago Democracy And Rights In Burma? Not Without Religious Freedom  Eurasia Review2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Meeting the foreigner

President Barack Obama's Town Hall speech has, quite predictably, triggered a minor storm. The government side has, not unnaturally, brushed aside suggestions that the eloquent sermon that also touched upon themes such as religious and minority ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 day ago Opinion: Obama Parting Speech Won't do Modi Political Harm  NDTV1 day ago Obama Parting Speech Won't do Modi Political Harm  NDTV1 day ago

The Charlie Hebdo Murders: An Attack on Religious Libery, Not Free Expression

The monstrous slaughter at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo brought hundreds of thousands of marchers and numerous world leaders onto the streets of Paris to support free expression. But the attacks really were not about freedom of speech. ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago The Charlie Hebdo Murders: An Attack on Religious Liberty, Not Free Expression  Huffington Post2 days ago Real atrocity is religious persecution, not free expression  Korea Times1 week ago The worldwide reality of religious persecution  Japan Times2 weeks ago
World Magazine

Turkish PM: Istanbul will get its first new church since 1923

The Turkish government has promised to allow Christians to build a new church in Istanbul, the first in almost 100 years. But skeptics say laying the first brick could be a long way off. The government made the same promise six years ago, and church ...
 World Magazine4 days ago
Christian Today

Global call for release of Eritrean Orthodox church head, under house arrest for 8 years

Eritrean Orthodox Christian pilgrims chant during a ceremony for Ephiphany. Eritrea is listed ninth on Open Doors' World Watch List of the 50 countries where it is most difficult to live as a Christian. As the eighth anniversary of the removal of ...
 Christian Today4 days ago A renewed call for the release of Eritrean Patriarch, Abune Antonios  Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia1 week ago

Jesuit Priest Says No Thanks to Whipping in Place of Raif Badawi

After Saudi Arabia sentenced blogger Raif Badawi to public flogging, seven of the nine members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) stepped forward to ask the Saudis to commute his sentence or, if not, to whip them ...
 Breitbart.com5 days ago

The Hill: Azerbaijan: Tolerance and multiculturalism

Washington, January 23, AzerTAc . The US-based The Hill newspaper has posted an article by Arye Gut, an Israel-based expert in international relations. In the article, headlined Azerbaijan: Tolerance and multiculturalism, Mr Gut says: Much is ...
 Azartac1 week ago Azerbaijan: Tolerance and multiculturalism  The Hill1 week ago
Huffington Post

Religious Freedom Advocates Offer To Take Lashes For Imprisoned Saudi Blogger

Seven religious freedom advocates have offered to personally receive 100 lashes each in the place of Raif Badawi, a liberal Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for "insulting Islam through electronic channels." Badawi, ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
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