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May 12, 2022   •   

U.S. Panel Warns of Severe Violations of Religious Freedom in Annual Report

In its 2022 report, the USCIRF identified 15 countries where religious violations have raised “particular concern”

May 21, 2020   •   

Burma’s Human Rights Record Tied to Lack of Religious Freedom: USCIRF

Religious freedom violations in Burma (Myanmar) are highlighted in the USCIRF 2020 Annual Report.

December 20, 2019   •   

State Department Targets Violators of Religious Freedom

The United States Department of State has designated nine nations as “Countries of Particular Concern” for engaging in or tolerating “systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedoms.

June 10, 2018   •   

Key Points of the 2018 International Religious Freedom Reports

An analysis, published in Providence magazine highlights key points covered in the International Religious Freedom Report.

May 8, 2017   •   

USCIRF Urges Designation of Russia as Country of Particular Concern

When the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2017 Annual Report April 26 on the state of religious freedom in selected countries, USCIRF Chair Thomas Reese, S.J., said “the state of affairs for international religious freedom is worsening in both the depth and breadth of violations.”