Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 16, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U. S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today decried the Sudanese government's use of food aid as a weapon of war and called on the U.S. government to take a series of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 15, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U. S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today deplored apologies to the Chinese government by American mayors and governors for earlier proclamations honoring the Falun... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 09, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 09, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Rabbi David Saperstein, today reiterated President Clinton's call to China to halt its suppression of the Falun... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Rabbi David Saperstein, today hailed as progress a Russian Constitutional Court decision that religious groups... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 Steven T. McFarland, Executive Director of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, at the November 22nd meeting of the Commission announced the appointment of senior... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 01, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WASHINGTON, November 1, 1999 - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging the Administration to ban the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and any... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 1999 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WASHINGTON, October 19, 1999 -- The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom met today at the White House with President Clinton, National Security Adviser Samuel... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2002 Contact: Rabbi David Saperstein, Chair, (202) 387-2800 Dean Michael K Young, Vice-Chair, (202) 994-6288 Steve McFarland, Executive Director, (703) 625-1085 WASHINGTON, September 9, 1999-The Commission on International Religious Freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 1999 Contact: Jeff Mandell, (202) 387-2800 (WASHINGTON) -- The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom today named Steven T. McFarland as its executive director. Mr. McFarland currently serves as the Director of the Christian Legal... Read More

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