Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply concerned over the recent passage of a harshly repressive new law on religion in Turkmenistan. This new... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is disappointed that a scheduled trip to China was postponed because of unacceptable conditions... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240 (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The Egyptian government weekly October published an article in which U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Commissioner Khaled Abou El... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The U. S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commends the House of Representatives for passing, and Representative Frank Wolf for introducing,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commends the House of Representatives for passing, and in particular Congresswomen... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 November 18 USCIRF hearing on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON - Last week the Saudi government said that it does not fund radical madrassas. Numerous credible reports suggest otherwise... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240 (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 U.S. Refugee Admissions Program: Improve Access for Those Fleeing Religious Repression WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Vice Chair Nina Shea will join Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and Chris Smith (R-NJ) at... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Foundation for Free and Stable Country Imperiled, says Commission Chair Young WASHINGTON - Contrary to reports in the international media, the new Afghan draft constitution fails... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has written Secretary of State Colin Powell to convey its serious concern for the safety and... Read More

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