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House Considers Creation of Religious Freedom Envoy in Middle East, Asia

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
Ambassador John Hanford

The House is on the verge of voting to create a new diplomatic post charged with defending religious freedom overseas, following a string of attacks against religious minorities in the turbulent Middle East and beyond. The envoy would be charged with monitoring discrimination in dozens of countries, including in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, Egypt and

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