Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 President George W. Bush yesterday appointed Dr. Richard D. Land of Nashville, Tennessee, the Most Reverend William Francis Murphy of Rockville Centre, New... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has written to National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice asking her to urge President Bush "to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The Senate will soon consider the Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) with Vietnam, approved by the House of Representatives last week. The agreement will extend... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 For 18 years, Sudan has been plagued by a civil war that has killed more than 2 million people and displaced more than 4 million. Religion is a major factor in... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has nominated Burma, China, Iran, Iraq, Laos, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), Saudi Arabia,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2001 Contact: Eileen A. Sullivan, Deputy Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 26 The U.S. Commission has written to Secretary of State Colin L. Powell asking him to "raise prominently the protection of religious freedom in China... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued the following statement: "The Commission is deeply disappointed by today's... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Leila Nadya Sadat of St. Louis, Mo., and Felice Gaer of Paramus, N.J., have been appointed by House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt to the U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Firuz Kazemzadeh, Ph.D., of Alta Loma, California, and the Rev. Charles R. Stith of Boston, Massachusetts, have been appointed by Senate Majority Leader Thomas... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WHAT: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on its 2001 Annual Report. Commissioners Nina... Read More

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