Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) yesterday sent the following letter to President Obama regarding his upcoming meeting with King Abdullah. ***** June 21, 2010 The President The White House... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leonard A. Leo, Executive Vice President of the Federalist Society, was reelected Wednesday June 16 as Chairman of the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), for a second year-long term. On June... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2010 "USCIRF is pleased that the Obama Administration has nominated a candidate for the post of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom,” said Leonard Leo, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Chair. "We have been urging this for... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) yesterday sent the following letter to President Obama regarding his upcoming meetings with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev. ***** June 17, 2010 The... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) reported today that Uzbekistan has intensified its campaign of state-control and repression of the country"s religious communities. This occurred in spite of the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2010 The following letter was sent to President Obama June 1, 2010 regarding his upcoming visit to Indonesia. The President The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama, On behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - Today, reports indicate that gunmen attacked two mosques belonging to the Ahmadi community in Lahore, Pakistan, during Friday prayers. The attackers seized worshipers and battled security forces, with scores killed. "USCIRF... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2010 IRAN: USCIRF Uncovers Testimony Alleging that Three "Hanging Judges" are Responsible for Bulk of Injustices Against Peaceful Political Dissenters WASHINGTON, D.C.-During the U.S. Commission on International Freedom's (USCIRF) Washington, DC press... Read More
Thursday, April 29, 2010, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. National Press Club, First Amendment Room WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) will release its eleventh annual report on nations committing egregious violations of religious freedom on April 29... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today announced its 2010 recommendations to Congress, the White House, and the State Department that 13 nations-Burma, China, North Korea, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq,... Read More

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