Click here to read USCIRF's report, Assessing the U.S. Government's Detention of Asylum Seekers: Further Attention Needed to Fully Implement Reforms.
12/7/12: Initial Analysis of Problematic Provisions Related to Freedom of Religion or Belief and Associated Rights in Egyptian Draft Constitution
Click here to read the Initial Analysis of Problematic Provisions Related to Freedom of Religion or Belief and Associated Rights in Egyptian Draft Constitution .
10/9/12: Fall 2012: The Review of Faith & International Affairs -- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom: Challenging the Status Quo
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9/27/12: Summer 2012: The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs -- (Yet Another) Crisis in Sudan: Khartoum's Religious Freedom and Human Rights Abuses
USCIRF’s 2012 report, “The Religion-State Relationship & the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief: A Comparative Textual Analysis of the Constitutions of Majority Muslim Countries and Other OIC Members,” analyzes how constitutions of countries belonging to the OIC treat issues of human rights and religious freedom.
1/18/12: Spring 2011: Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy - PROTECTING RELIGIONS FROM DEFAMATION: A THREAT TO UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS
An article entitled "'Protecting Religions from 'Defamation': A Threat to Universal Human Rights Standards" by Leonard A. Leo , Felice D. Gaer , and Elizabeth K.
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8/23/11: Summer 2011: International Affairs Review -- International Religious Freedom: Why It Matters and How to Protect It
Click here to read International Religious Freedom: Why It Matters and How to Protect It by Leonard Leo and Don Argue, which appeared in the Summer 2011 edition of Intern
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9/30/10: USCIRF's Expedited Removal Study
In 2003 and 2004, USCIRF conducted a major research study, as authorized by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA), to examine whether asylum seekers subject to Expedited Removal are being detained under inappropriate conditions and whether they are being returned to countries whe