International Institute for Religious Freedom

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USCIRF Daily News Digest

Syria: On Cloth Scraps, Syrian Names Are Immortalized in Rust and Blood

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Saudi security forces flatten old quarter of Shi'ite town

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Russia: One year of "anti-missionary" punishments

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Russia: "Anti-missionary" punishments full listing

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Poland: Jews ask Poland’s leader to denounce rising anti-Semitism

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Pakistan: Thousands attend events for ousted Pakistani prime minister Sharif

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Ireland: Ireland's blasphemy laws least restrictive in the world

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Iraq: Long wait for captive Yazidis' return spent rebuilding shrine in Iraq's Bashiqa

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Iraq: UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Iraq: Islamic State still a threat as Mosul residents return to city in ruins

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Iran: Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran in video

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Indonesia: In Indonesia, Chinese Deity Is Covered in Sheet After Muslims Protest

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

Egypt: Egyptian lawmakers rile Congress with US gun violence jab

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

China: ‘Changes in Judicial Interpretation’ Prompt Chinese Authorities to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017

China: China's New Security Concern – The Kazakhs

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest August 10, 2017