Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:The Hon. Elliott Abrams, member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and a former Assistant Secretary of State, will testify before the House Ways and Means... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom May 1 will issue its first annual report, which will contain recommendations to the President, Secretary of State, and Congress... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom May 1 will issue its first annual report, which will contain recommendations to the President, Secretary of State,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today condemned the government of Vietnam's actions in preventing Hoa Hao Buddhists from freely assembling to commemorate one of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Friday wrote to President Clinton to raise the issue of ongoing violations of the Coptic Christian community's religious freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 13, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is holding its second hearing on Thursday, March 16 to examine religious persecution in China. The hearing is scheduled from 9:00 a... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 7, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 What:U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom field hearing on religious freedom in China. The purpose of the hearing is to gather information for the Commission's annual report... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 24, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) held a joint press conference today to demand nullification of the death sentences handed down... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 14, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will hold its first hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 15 to examine religious persecution and the 17-year civil war in Sudan. The hearing is... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom announced today additional witnesses who will appear at its Tuesday, Feb. 15, hearing on religious persecution and the civil war in... Read More

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