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State Dept. Should Act on Pakistan's Religious Freedom Violations, Watchdog Group Says
Originally Posted: 07/30/2014 - 10:20am | Type: Blog

An independent religious freedom watchdog panel has welcomed the State Department’s annual religious freedom report and its list of the world’s worst offenders, which had laid dormant for three years. ...

Religious Rights Watchdog Pushes to Add Pakistan, Syria to List of Worst Offenders
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 3:58pm | Type: Blog

One of the nation’s leading — and official — champions of religious freedom implored the Obama administration to add Pakistan and Syria to the list of nations that most egregiously violate religious rights. ...

Activists: 15 Years Later, Religious Freedom Law Falls Short
Originally Posted: 06/21/2013 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

Fifteen years after Congress passed a law to better protect global religious freedom, the legislation is failing to fulfill its mission, activists told lawmakers on Thursday. Fift ...

15 Countries Cited for Religious Freedom Violations
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 4:05pm | 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.” ...

Muslims Call New Religious Freedom Appointee a ‘Puppet’ for Islam Foes
Originally Posted: 03/27/2012 - 4:44pm | Type: Blog

One of two new members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has Muslim civil rights groups crying foul. WASHINGTON — One of two new members of the U.S. Commis ...