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Click here to read USCIRF's report, Assessing the U.S. Government's Detention of Asylum Seekers: Further Attention Needed to Fully Implement Reforms.
Click here to read the Initial Analysis of Problematic Provisions Related to Freedom of Religion or Belief and Associated Rights in Egyptian Draft Constitution .
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.
An article entitled "'Protecting Religions from 'Defamation': A Threat to Universal Human Rights Standards" by Leonard A. Leo , Felice D. Gaer , and Elizabeth K.
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
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