Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2000 Contact: Eileen A. Sullivan, Deputy Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Elliott Abrams, today expressed the Commission's regret at the upcoming resignation of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued a statement deploring what appears to be increasing persecution of Uighur Muslims in China's... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today issued a statement urging Congress and the Administration not to lift sanctions on Sudan before that country... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today wrote to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright with recommendations for a stronger U.S. government response to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today announced an expanded work program for its second year. "With the lessons of our first year, during which... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today elected Commissioner Elliott Abrams to serve as Chairman during its second year of operation. Commissioner Firuz Kazemzadeh... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 The Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today expressed regret over the House vote to grant China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) status without... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:Members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify before the House International Relations Committee during a hearing on the Commission's first annual... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT: Members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a hearing on the Commission's first... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2000 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240 WHAT:Commissioner Elliott Abrams of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Steven T. McFarland, the Commission's Executive Director, will speak at a discussion of the... Read More

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