Posts Tagged ‘ USCIRF ’

USCIRF Praises Nomination of a New Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomes the White House nomination of Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. As a Senator from 1996-2011, he was at the forefront of international religious freedom issues.



USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action  

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017   USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action   USCIRF declares that “the perpetrators of genocide must be held to account”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commends the passage on June 6, 2017, in the U.S. House of

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SAUDI ARABIA: Release Raif Badawi

Jul 28th, 2016 | By

The Saudi government continues to imprison Raif Badawi for exercising his internationally-guaranteed rights of the freedoms of religion and expression. Mr. Badawi is a prisoner of conscience who has languished in prison, away from his wife and children, and has been flogged publicly to punish him and intimidate others



Official Religious Freedom Report Lists U.S. “allies” as Most Repressive

May 3rd, 2016 | By

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) publicly released its 2016 Annual Report citing allies such as Saudi Arabia and Pakistan as repressing religious freedom as well as North Korea and Vietnam. The commission wants to list both Iraq and Syria which the Obama Administration has resisted.



Bangladesh: Action Needed as USCIRF Marks Anniversary of Avijit Roy’s Murder

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

Bangladesh which permits abduction and forced marriage of non-Muslim women to Muslim men and vigilante street murders of those speaking out against Islamic oppression is the chief supplier of clothing to Kohl’s Department Stores and other retailers. Are the cheap clothes worth the blood on your hands?



The (Non)Free Exercise of Religion

Aug 14th, 2015 | By

Pakistan must break the vicious cycles of impunity and lawlessness by arresting, prosecuting, and jailing all perpetrators of violence against religious communities and their advocates. It must hold police officers accountable for turning a blind eye to attacks or refusing to file police reports when the victims are members of religious minorities



Washington Report – November 1st, 2013

Nov 1st, 2013 | By

In this issue: Obama created the Syrian terrorist nightmare / Obama Army attacks “Healthy white, Christian heterosexual men” / Leading economic conservative attacks Senator Ted Cruz / Congressman Allen West on anti-Christian army / Sudan: Bulldozing churches for Muslim businessmen / Syria: Location of kidnapped bishops known / Egyptian newspaper exposes Muslim Brotherhood in the USA / Iran: Christians whipped for taking communion wine



Washington Report- September 13th, 2013

Sep 13th, 2013 | By

In this issue: Obama backs down / Anti-Semite appointed to religious freedom body / No White House comment on Syria joining weapons ban / Congressman speaks at Benghazi rally / Congressmen stand for our “First Freedom” / “Million” Muslim march on 9-11 / Syria: video of street battle raging in a Christian village / Philippines: “Rebels” take Christian town / Syria: U.S. military admits rebels had Sarin gas / Morocco: Another Christian jailed for faith



Report From Washington – August 17, 2012

Aug 17th, 2012 | By

IN THIS ISSUE: Obama’s FBI: Attacks on Christians are not hate crimes and attacks by Muslims are not terrorism / Obama-supported rebels execute hundreds / USA in a permanent bailout / The truth about Obama / Chair of USCIRF urges protection of religious minorities in Middle East / Atheists attack 9-11 museum / Court rules against Arizona atheists / More servicemen dead at hands of Afghan cops / Muslims riot in France / Hezbollah’s terror theme park / EU politicians ignore crimes of Muslim nations



Chairman’s Report for January 5th, 2012

Jan 6th, 2012 | By

IN THIS ISSUE: Obama’s worldwide war on religious freedom / We spill blood, China gets the oil / The White House “holiday” card featured a dog / Obama and Congress share blame for lack of certainty / New war between Egypt and Israel? / Cry for Nigeria – More Churches bombed / No Christmas for Asia Bibi / Pastor attacked with acid in his church