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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote to President Clinton September 6 urging that he raise with India's Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee "... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will hold hearings on religious freedom in India and Pakistan WHEN:Monday, Sept. 18, 2000, 9:00 a.m. to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify Thursday on the State Department's second Annual Report on International Religious Freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued the following statement by Chairman Elliott Abrams in reaction to the release of the State... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 679-7655 (cell) Steven T. McFarland, Executive Director, (202) 679-7653 (cell) In a Los Angeles speech two weeks ago, Bishop Michael Fu Tieshan of the government-controlled... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote to President Clinton August 8 urging that he raise with President Obasanjo of Nigeria "the need for his government to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote Friday, July 28 to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, recommending that Laos, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Turkmenistan... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2000 Contact: Eileen A. Sullivan, Deputy Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Elliott Abrams, today expressed the Commission's regret at the upcoming resignation of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued a statement deploring what appears to be increasing persecution of Uighur Muslims in China's... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued a statement urging Congress and the Administration not to lift sanctions on Sudan before that country... Read More

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