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USCIRF Condemns School Abductions in Nigeria

USCIRF

Two Christian Nurses in Pakistan Accused of Blasphemy

VOA

Rubio Blasts MLB Commissioner: Will You Cut Ties With Communists?

The Federalist

Abortion is a ‘human right,’ says Biden’s new Secretary of State

Live Action News

Rubio Rebukes ‘Woke Corporate Hypocrites’ At Delta For Ignoring Uyghur Genocide While Decrying Georgia Election Law

The Federalist

USCIRF Highlights Impact of Financial Restrictions on Civil Society

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

U.S. religious-rights official says she is 'flattered' to be target of China sanctions

Reuters

China scrubs evidence of Xinjiang clampdown amid ‘genocide’ debate

Washington Post

China Attempting to Convert Minorities to 'Normal People'

CBN News video

Prisoners of Conscience Jailed for Faith

CBN News video

After China retaliates with sanctions, U.S. religious freedom advocates say they won’t be silenced

The Catholic Telegraph

'The Evidence is Overwhelming': New Report Accuses China's Leaders of Genocide Against Millions of Muslims

CBN News

Release of USCIRF's 2021 Annual Report

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

USCIRF Applauds Coordinated Sanctions Against Xinjiang Officials

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

U.S. pushes controversial abortion and sexual rights at U.N.'s Conference on Women

Washington Times by Grace Melton

USCIRF Applauds U.S. Senate Bipartisan Efforts to Create the Senate Human Rights Commission

USCIRF

How has the world responded to China's genocide of the Uighurs?

FOX News

A Religious Minority Enslaved: Addressing the Complicity of U.S. Companies in Uyghur Forced Labor

USCIRF

In Disappointing Debut by Biden, G-7 Barely Mentions Bad Actor China

Daily Signal by James M. Roberts

China Retaliates Against Uighur Activists by Imprisoning Relatives, US Officials Say

VOA

Christians in Kenya Fearful after Five Church Buildings Burned

Morning Star News

Rohingya Activists Are Hoping That the Coup in Myanmar Will Be a Turning Point for Their Struggle

TIME

Nigeria’s blasphemy laws are the religious freedom crisis no one is talking about

RNS

USCIRF Calls for Magnitsky Sanctions on Saudi Officials Following Release of Loujain al-Hathloul

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

USCIRF Condemns Houthis for Summoning 19 Baha’is to Stand Trial on Spurious Charges

U.S Commission on International Religious Freedom

USCIRF Releases New Report about Violent Islamist Groups in Northern Nigeria

USCIRF

Will Biden Stand up to China's Genocide?

FRC by Arielle Del Turco

China deemed a top religious freedom concern in 2021

CNA

Religious persecution in Nigeria

CBN (video)

USCIRF Releases New Report about Key U.S. Government IRF Vacancies for Biden Administration to Fill

USCIRF

USCIRF Applauds State Department Designation of Uyghur Muslims’ Treatment in China as Genocide

USCIRF

USCIRF Troubled by Escalating Persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Algeria

USCIRF

Religious freedom update - Egypt

CBN (video)

US Accuses China of Genocide Against Uyghurs

BBC (video)

USCIRF Condemns Mistreatment of Religious Prisoner of Conscience Golrokh Iraee in Iran

USCIRF

Bob Fu Argues that the Chinese are Hostile to Religious Freedom Because They're Terrified of It

Washington Watch - Tony Perkins

State Department accuses China of genocide against Uighur Muslims

Politico

Turkey makes no progress in investigating abduction of elderly Christians

Ahval

US group appeals for Pakistani woman jailed on blasphemy

AP

Religious persecution around the world

CBN interview with USCIRF's Gayle Manchin

USCIRF Condemns Crackdown on Baha’i Religious Observance, Land Ownership in Iran

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about Key U.S. Government IRF Vacancies for Biden Administration to Fill

USCIRF

Turkmenistan: Conscientious objector jailed, awaiting second trial

Forum 18

Pakistan Muslim Mob Destroys Minority Hindu Temple

VOA

Gunmen Kidnap, Execute 11 Miners in Pakistan

VOA

Suspected Islamists kill dozens in attacks on two Niger villages

BBC

Nigerian Christians killed in Christmas Eve attacks


Baptist Standard

Senator James Lankford How Global Blasphemy Laws Mobilize Violence Against Religious Communities

YouTube video

USCIRF Welcomes the State Department’s Designation of Nigeria among World’s Worst Violators of Religious Freedom

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases Groundbreaking Report on the Enforcement of Blasphemy Laws Globally

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases Factsheet on Brunei

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report on Religious Freedom Conditions in Nigeria

USCIRF

USCIRF Condemns Boko Haram Attacks and Threats against Christians

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report on Religious Freedom Conditions in Bahrain

USCIRF

USCIRF Condemns Harsh Sentence for Christian Bookseller Chen Yu

USCIRF

USCIRF Troubled with the Relocation of Rohingya Refugees to Bhasan Char Island

USCIRF

USCIRF Welcomes Enactment of the Tibet Policy and Support Act

USCIRF

USCIRF Calls for Release of Ramy Kamel

USCIRF

Nuns arrested as Beijing turns up heat on Church in Hong Kong

Reuters

Ugandan Pastor Killed After Radio Broadcast Comparing Faiths

TAB Media

USCIRF Releases New Report about Countering Violent Extremism in Tajikistan

USCIRF

‘Trump Is Better’: In Asia, Pro-Democracy Forces Worry About Biden

New York Times

What Biden foreign policy picks mean for religious freedom

CNA

China drafts new rules cracking down on citizens' religious exchanges with foreigners

Christian Post

Christians in the Middle East need us

Daily Journal

Will religious liberty survive in Europe?

Northern Virginia Daily by Charles Mills

Secy. Pompeo: China, Iran, North Korea Greatest Threats To Religious Freedom

OAN

USCIRF Condemns Egypt’s Detention of Mohamed Basheer, Ramy Kamel

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about Global Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses

USCIRF

Religious Liberty in Peril, in France and Elsewhere

National Review by Doug Bandow

U.S. sends shot across bow of UN, WHO with multilateral, pro-life health declaration

Freedom2Care blog

Religious Freedom in Algeria

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms

USCIRF

Religious Freedom for All: Here’s how USAID is making this human right a priority

USAID

USCIRF Troubled by Russia’s Ongoing Imprisonment of Jehovah’s Witness Dennis Christensen

USCIRF

USCIRF Observes International Religious Freedom Day


USCIRF

Int'l Religious Freedom Day: Religious freedom in the age of COVID-19

U.S. Dept. Health and Human Services

Combatting Online Hate Speech and Disinformation Targeting Religious Communities

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases Factsheet on Rohingya Refugees in Southeast Asia

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about Attacks against Houses of Worship and Religious Leaders in Burkina Faso

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases Factsheet on Rohingya Refugees in Southeast Asia


USCIRF

Conversation: Religious Freedom in Turkey

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases Ritual Slaughter Factsheet Highlighting Range of Restrictions across Europe

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about Religious Tensions and Fulani Communities in West and Central Africa

USCIRF

Vietnamese pastor released after 4 years imprisonment over religious freedom advocacy

Christian Post

Ambassador Callista Gingrich: Trump administration defends international religious freedom

FOX News

US ambassador issues religious freedom warning at UN event

CNA

Pompeo, in Rome, pushes criticism of religious freedom in China

Reuters

USCIRF Welcomes House Passage of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

USCIRF

USCIRF Welcomes Release of Pastor A Dao in Vietnam

USCIRF

Christians Under Attack in Ethiopia and Nigeria

Breakpoint

Benjamin Watson, Tulsi Gabbard and Frank Wolf on the Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria

Breakpoint

USCIRF Welcomes Import Ban against Xinjiang Firms

USCIRF

‘Unbearable Screams’: Uighurs Accuse China of Crimes Against Humanity

Daily Signal

Rising Antisemitism in Europe Amid the Pandemic

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Policy Update Highlighting One Year of Progress Advancing Religious Freedom in Sudan

USCIRF

USCIRF Encourages Religious Freedom Progress on Vietnam National Day

USCIRF

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing
Religious Freedom in Russia and Central Asia

USCIRF

Ambassador Sam Brownback: Communist China Is ‘Biggest Enabler of Human Rights Abuses Around the World’

NTD

The Vatican should speak up on China’s repression in Hong Kong and beyond

Washington Post by George Weigel

USCIRF Releases New Report about Conscientious Objection

USCIRF

Russian Evangelicals Fined for ‘Missionary Activity’ During Pandemic

Christianity Today

The Enslavement and the Genocide of the Uighur People in China

Alcorn blog post by Stephanie Anderson

USCIRF Urges Justice for the Rohingya People on Third Anniversary of Genocidal Campaign

USCIRF

The Role of the United States in the Revitalization of the International Human Rights Project

Public Discourse by Michael Farris and Elyssa Koren

Trump Admin May Label China’s Treatment of Uighurs a ‘Genocide’: Report

National Review

USCIRF Conversation: An Update on Rohingya Refugees

USCIRF

USCIRF Calls for Action on UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

USCIRF

Secretary Mike Pompeo’s Ringing Call to Secure Human Rights and Liberty

Daily Signal by Anthony Kim

The Ongoing and Intensifying Persecution of Christians in India

Breakpoint

U.S. leaders tell USAID to protect U.S. funds from subsidizing pro-abortion activities

Sen. James Lankford

Joint Statement of the United States, the State of Israel, and the United Arab Emirates

White House

Iran Senior Sanctioned Officials Responsible for Egregious Religious Freedom Violations

USCIRF

USCIRF Releases New Report about Religious Prisoners in Turkmenistan’s Gulag

USCIRF

U.S. Bishops Condemn Attack Against Cathedral of Managua, Nicaragua

USCCB

USCIRF Condemns Death Sentence for Yahaya Sharif-Aminu on Blasphemy Charges

USCIRF

USCIRF Applauds Global Magnitsky Sanctions Against Xinjiang Entity

USCIRF

USCIRF Commends Release of Religious Prisoner of Conscience Hamid Bin Haydara and 5 Other Baha’is in Yemen

USCIRF