Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) mourns the tragic death of Sergio Vieira de Mello, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, who... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush today appointed the Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput of Denver, Colorado, Professor Khaled M. Abou El Fadl of Los Angeles, California, and Dr.... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 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, is disappointed that a scheduled visit to China in early... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chair Michael K. Young, Vice Chair Felice D. Gaer, and Commissioner Preeta Bansal will travel to Kabul,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON -- U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Vice Chair Felice D. Gaer testified today at the Congressional-Executive Commission on China's hearing on "... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 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 advising the Administration and Congress, has elected Dean... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent and bipartisan federal agency advising the Administration and Congress, will... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON -- On July 10, 2003, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held its second off-the-record roundtable on religious freedom in China in the U.S.... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON-- The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent and bipartisan federal agency, has written to President Bush urging... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2003 Contact: Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - This week marks the sixth anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule. Hong Kong and Chinese leaders who will celebrate this occasion in Hong... Read More

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