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5 Takeaways from the New Report by U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Originally Posted: 05/05/2015 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

The independent watchdog panel created by Congress to monitor religious freedom conditions worldwide issued its 16th annual report last week. The independent watchdog panel create ...

Baptists Join Others in Praising Nominee for Religious Freedom Ambassador
Originally Posted: 09/18/2014 - 2:02pm | Type: Press

July 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Jeff Brumley ...

15 Countries Cited for Religious Freedom Violations
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 5:05pm | Type: Blog

For its annual report of violators, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom counts 15 nations where abuse of religious liberty is “systemic, egregious, and ongoing.” ...

Iranian Pastor Re-Arrested
Originally Posted: 01/02/2013 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

Pastor released in September is re-arrested and ordered to complete prison sentence. Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor imprisoned for nearly three years for “apostasy” until hi ...

UPDATE: Christian Pastor Faces Execution in Iran
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

UPDATES: Earlier today (Friday, Sept. 30), the Iranian Embassy in the U.K. issued the following statement regarding Pastor Nadarkhani: UPDATES: Earlier ...

Why Obama Needs an Ambassador for International Religious Freedom
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Religious persecution remains a major problem around the world, whether by repressive governments or by one faith against another. A position of U.S. Religious persecution remains ...