Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The delegation of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) completed its visit to Egypt on Saturday, March 24 and travels to Saudi Arabia and then to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Repeating its view that Sudan is "the world's most violent abuser of the right to freedom of religion and belief," the U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Three members of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) will visit Egypt from March 20-24 as part of a regional tour that also includes visits... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Writing on behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Chairman Elliott Abrams wrote Secretary of State Colin Powell February 16 to ask for "vigorous... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will hold two hearings on Tuesday, February 13 in Washington, D.C., to examine religious-freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WHEN:Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at 4:30 p.m. WHERE:1530 Longworth House Office Building (5th floor) WHO:Chairman Elliott Abrams, U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 22, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Elliott Abrams, today congratulated Commissioner Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 20, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote the President, Secretary of State, and congressional leaders December 18 with recommendations for promoting... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 19, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom yesterday wrote to Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright urging the United States government to denounce forcefully the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 7, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today congratulated Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, a Commission member, on his receipt of the Eleanor... Read More

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