Katrina Lantos Swett, vice chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, moderated “Journalism Between Red Lines: Covering Religion and Religious Freedom in a World of Conflict,” on April 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The event was co-sponsored by the Newseum and Religion News Service. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks

EVENT: Religious Freedom & Foreign Policy

RSVP for this April 16 event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. We’ll be speaking about how freedom of religion or belief factor into governments’ foreign policy agendas and what role media outlets play in shaping and navigating debate.

Former USCIRF staffer charges Muslim bias

WASHINGTON (RNS) A former staffer of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has filed suit against the watchdog agency, saying it reneged on giving her a job as an analyst because she was Muslim and had worked for a Muslim advocacy group. By Adelle M. Banks.