In discussing the USCIRF’s annual report on the state of religious freedom around the world, one commissioner described China’s conscience violations as “in a category all by itself”
Baptist leaders around the world are protesting legislation advanced in Bulgaria that would restrict religious liberty rights.
This week, a U.S. House Subcommittee will hold a hearing on recent charges of increased religious persecution in China.
A NYTimes editorial praises U.S. efforts to promote religious freedom abroad, but warns that politicization, religious favoritism, and hypocrisy is jeopardizing its message.
Sanctions authorized by the International Religious Freedom Act have been used only twice in the 20 years of the law’s existence, but Politico reports that may be changing.
Opening a 3-day State Department summit, U.S. Religious Freedom Ambassador Sam Brownback told a gathering of leaders from around the world that mere tolerance of religious difference is not enough.