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Religious freedom panel to be extended
Washington Times

Religious freedom: going global?

International (USCIRF) -- In the face of escalating violations worldwide of religious freedom, an initiative that the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) promoted was launched on November 8 to create a global religious ... Mission Network News, 1 month ago
Call to Advocacy: International Religious Freedom Mission Network News, 1 month ago
Religious freedom panel to be extended Washington Times, 4 days ago

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 ...
 Noodls1 week ago The Role of International Institutions in Advancing Human Rights  Council On Foreign Relations1 month ago

The Continued Need to Combat Anti-Semitism

| USCIRF WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two anniversaries this month highlight the importance of continually confronting and combatting anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it arises. This past Sunday, November 9th, marked the 76th anniversary of the 1938 ...
 Noodls1 month ago
World Magazine

Cuba news draws bipartisan criticism

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers responded with mixed reactions on Wednesday after the Obama administration announced another surprise prisoner swap and a plan to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. The dual announcement shocked Washington and led to ...
 World Magazine2 days ago
Layman Online

Saperstein confirmed as religious freedom ambassador

Rabbi David Saperstein The National Association of Evangelicals Last week the U.S. Senate confirmed David Saperstein as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, a position that serves as the principal advisor on ...
 Layman Online3 days ago Senate OKs new religious freedom ambassador  World Magazine1 week ago
National Catholic Reporter

Interfaith Efforts Work For Reconciliation In The Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is being torn apart by violence that pits Christians against Muslims, but three religious leaders representing the Protestant, Muslim and Catholic communities are working together to bring reconciliation to their country ...
 National Catholic Reporter6 days ago

Attack against minor ...

Washington: Attacks against India's minority communities, particularly Muslims and Christians, have increased in the past one year, US lawmakers said. During this period, the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) received ...
 ABP Live1 week ago

Day After Thanksgiving, Pope Does Turkey

The Pope traveled to Turkey Friday morning for a long-awaited three-day visit for meetings with religious and political authorities. But upon arriving at the presidential palace in Ankara, the Pope came out swinging, immediately focusing on Turkey's ...
 Breitbart.com3 weeks ago

Is a new law enough to protect religious minorities in Indonesia?

It is great to have good laws in place. But without enforcement, legal protections may do little to protect minorities. A group of displaced Indonesian minority Shiite Muslims pray at a mosque in a low cost government housing block in Sidoarjo, ...
 Rappler3 weeks ago
Catholic World Report

Democracy and rights in Burma? Not without religious freedom

/ 03:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. must make religious freedom a top priority with Burma if there is hope for the southeast Asian country to make progress as a rights-based democracy, said a leader in religious liberty. First and foremost, ...
 Catholic World Report1 month ago
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