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Remarks by USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett, 2013 Annual Report, National Endowment for Democracy

USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett gave the following remarks at a conference, cosponsored by USCIRF and the National Endowment for Democracy on May 7, 2013

Introduction

Thank you for that kind introduction.

It truly is a pleasure to join you today at the National Endowment for Democracy as we discuss USCIRF's findings and recommendations in our 2013 Annual Report, which we released just last week.

For most of us who currently serve as USCIRF commissioners, the reporting year actually was our first year on the Commission.  

USCIRF's 2013 Annual Report on the State of International Religious Freedom Identifies World's Worst Violators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 30, 2013| By USCIRF

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent federal advisory body created by the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) to monitor religious freedom abuses abroad, today released its 2013 Annual Report. The Report highlights the status of religious freedom globally and identifies those governments that are the most egregious violators.

USCIRF Letter to Secretary Kerry on the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom sent the following letter to Secretary of State Kerry on April 12, 2013.

The Honorable John F. Kerry
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Secretary Kerry:

USCIRF Concerned over Religious Repression in Azerbaijan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 02, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today expressed concern that the government of Azerbaijan is violating its international obligations regarding respect for freedom of religion or belief along with other fundamental human rights, such as freedom of assembly and access to information.

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