Update on Religious Freedom Progress in Sudan

May 24

WHEN:

May 24th 3:00pm - May 24th 4:00pm

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

 Update on Religious Freedom Progress in Sudan

  Monday, May 24, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Virtual Event

 Please join the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for a virtual event assessing recent progress on religious freedom conditions in Sudan.   

This virtual event will highlight the significant efforts by Sudan’s transitional government to advance freedom of religion or belief since assuming office in August of 2019 and particularly since USCIRF’s previous event on Sudan in November 2020. The discussion will also highlight USCIRF’s 2021 removal of Sudan from the among the countries it recommends for inclusion on the State Department’s Special Watch List for severe religious freedom violations this year. The discussion will feature USCIRF’s Chair Anurima Bhargava and Vice Chair Tony Perkins as well as Sudan’s Minister of Religious Affairs Nasreldin Mufrih and Ambassador to the United States Nureldin Satti. The event will be moderated by USCIRF Director of Outreach and Policy Dwight Bashir followed by questions and answers from attendees. 

 Panelists

 ·       Anurima Bhargava, Chair, USCIRF

·       Tony Perkins, Vice Chair, USCIRF

·       Nasreldin Mufrih, Minister of Religious Affairs, Sudan  

·       Nureldin Satti, Sudanese Ambassador in Washington, DC

 

Moderator

 ·       Dwight Bashir, Director of Outreach and Policy, USCIRF

 

This virtual event is open to the public and media. The video recording will be posted on the Commission website. For any additional questions, please contact media@uscirf.gov.