A meeting of officials from around the world focused on international religious liberty will take place next week at the State Department amid questions of the U.S. commitment to that same issue.
A new study indicates the number of countries in which religious groups suffer harassment at the hands of government or social groups continued to rise in 2016 to “the largest number… since the start of these analyses in 2007.”
The U.S. State Dept. will host the first ever “Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom” in July to reflect its emphasis on global religious freedom.
Report: Persecution Poisons Educational Opportunities for Religious Minority Children Around the World
A new report examines the impact of religious persecution on the education of religious minority children around the world.
Sam Brownback was narrowly confirmed by the Senate to be the international religious freedom ambassador.
Almost 80% of the world’s population faces restrictions on their religious freedom, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The State Department’s annual report released today details the status of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries.