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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2004 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 January 27 USCIRF hearing at UCLA Law School WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent, bipartisan federal agency, will hold a... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent and bipartisan federal agency, welcomes the release today by the State Department's... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The Weekly Standard published an article in its December 22 edition in which U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Commissioner Nina Shea was quoted as... Read More
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

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