(RNS) — India currently is not on the State Department’s list of ‘countries of particular concern.’
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The department redesignated on Wednesday the nine other countries that had been categorized as ‘countries of particular concern’.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom concluded in its Monday report that 'innumerable believers and nonbelievers across the globe continued in 2018 to experience manifold suffering due to their beliefs.'
(RNS) 'Failing to designate CPCs tells the violators of religious freedom around the world that the United States is looking away,' U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Chairman Daniel Mark said.
(RNS) Many around the world have been 'disappeared' for reasons relating to religion. Today is a day set aside to remember them, say two members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
(RNS) Millions of religious and non-religious people were displaced last year according to the State Department’s latest religious freedom report, which for the first time cites Turkmenistan for escalating religious freedom violations.
(RNS) The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is calling for the secretary of state to add Syria and seven other countries to the list of worst religious freedom offenders.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Turkey stands as a new and controversial addition to an annual list of the worst offenders of religious freedom released Tuesday (March 20) by the U.S. Commission on International Religious. By Lauren Markoe.