Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned the terrorist attack of December 14 against worshippers at a mosque in Chabahar, Iran, and similar attacks in Iraq, on the eve of the Shia Muslim festival of... Read More
For Immediate Release December 14, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - In advance of the December 15 UN Security Council meeting on Iraq, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today urged the U.S. government to redouble its efforts, and use the international forum as an... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today urged the United States, the international community, and Sudanese parties to ensure that the January 9, 2011 referendum on self-determination for Southern Sudan is... Read More
Following are details of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Crapa Fellows Forum. What: Public Roundtable for 2009-2010 Crapa Fellows to discuss findings of their projects. Who: 2009-2010 Crapa Fellows, Liora Danan, Maryann Cusimano Love, Ahmed Subhy... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2010 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed concern today that incitement to violence in Egyptian media and government-funded mosques is contributing to increasing sectarian tensions between Muslims and... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2010 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) condemns the detention of human rights lawyer Cu Huy Ha Vu. "Cu Huy Ha Vu"s arrest is an outrageous affront to the Obama administration"s efforts to improve relations with Vietnam... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2010 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today urged UN delegations to vote against the draft resolution sponsored by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on combating the so-called "defamation of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2010 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomes the release of the Obama administration"s second International Religious Freedom Report and urges increased U.S. government action to promote freedom of religion or... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the second annual Joseph R. Crapa Fellowship program. "USCIRF is proud to welcome this impressive group of scholars... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned Sunday"s terrorist attack on Baghdad"s Our Lady of Salvation Catholic church and expressed its sincere condolences to the victims and their families.... Read More

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