- Jan 17, 2020
The State Department’s newly released annual report on international religious freedom shows continued attacks and abuse by governments and societies against religious minorities in their respective countries.
The Trump administration on Tuesday placed Pakistan on its annual list of worst offenders for nations that infringe on religious freedom.
Britain should follow the example of the U.S. State Department and publish an annual report on religious freedom, according to the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
Everyone has “a stake in this fight” for religious freedom, said the U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, Sam Brownback.
Religious freedom conditions worsened across the globe in the past year, according to the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom’s 2018 report, released April 25.
In attempting to build better relations with Sudan and get the country to a place where it can be removed from the State Department’s list of countries of concern in respect to religious freedom, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, emphasized that “interfaith understanding, respect, and the protection of religious freedom and other human rights are bulwarks against extremism.”