Press Releases

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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - Today marks the 5th anniversary of the passage of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) by Congress. The IRFA established the U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has appointed Patti Chang, President and CEO of the Women's Foundation of California, to the U.S. Commission on International... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27   WASHINGTON-- U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Vice Chair Felice D. Gaer addressed the special session on anti-Semitism at the Annual Human Dimension... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush today met with Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent and bipartisan federal agency... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - Commissioner Nina Shea testified today before the Congressional Caucases on Vietnam. In May of 2003, the Commission issued a report detailing its concerns that the... Read More

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