Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT: Members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a hearing on the Commission's first... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:Commissioner Elliott Abrams of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Steven T. McFarland, the Commission's Executive Director, will speak at a discussion of the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:Steven T. McFarland, Executive Director of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, will testify before the House International Relations Committee during a hearing on... Read More
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

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