Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC - Prior to the United Nation"s "Alliance of Civilizations” gathering in Istanbul, Turkey April 6-7, the United States Commission on International Freedom (USCIRF) sent a letter to President Barak Obama urging him to raise the issue of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2010 WASHINGTON - Concerned by the current political crisis threatening elections in Sudan scheduled for April 11-13, today the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) urged the U.S. government and international community to work with... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2010 WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today welcomed the declining support in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for a resolution urging countries to outlaw the so-called "defamation of religions.” Though... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2010 WASHINGTON D.C. - On the eve of the one year anniversary of naming his son as governor of Najran province, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia should immediately order the release of Hadi Al-Mutif, one of the longest serving religious prisoners in the world,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2010 SAVE THE DATE IRAN RIGHTS EXPERTS TO DISCUSS "Religious Freedom and Human Rights Violations in Iran: Opportunity for Accountability” Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 9:00 - 10:30 am Zenger Room, National Press Club Since Iran"s disputed... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom sent the following letter to President Obama regarding his visit to Indonesia. ***** March 5, 2010 The President The White House Washington, D.C... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2010 WASHINGTON D.C. - Vietnam continues to backslide on human rights and religious freedom with the detention Wednesday of Le Thi Cong Nhan for giving interviews to international media, said the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2010 Washington D.C.-The acquittal of four Muslim men for the murder of a Coptic Christian man in the Upper Egypt town of Dairout is the latest example in a growing pattern of instances where individuals have not been brought to justice after committing... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2010 Washington D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today expressed grave concerns about the sectarian clash in several villages outside of Jos, Nigeria, resulting in the death of as many as possibly 500 Muslims and... Read More
Please click the image below to view photos of Commissioner Imam Talal Eid in the Philippines:

Pages