International Institute for Religious Freedom

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USCIRF Daily News Digest

Vietnam: Vietnam expels Catholic activist to France

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Pakistan: Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Nigeria: In Northeast Nigeria, Displaced Families Celebrate Ramadan's End In Style Listen· 2:51

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Iraq: Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Iraq: Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Iraq: Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Iraq: Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

India: Hindus Beat, Force Christians to Deny Christ, Follow Hindu Rituals Even As They Cut Off Their Water Supply

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Egypt: Egyptian police raid and chain off Coptic church to stop worship services

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Egypt: Rights advocates question Egypt’s decision to extend state of emergency

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

Crimea: JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IN CRIMEA ORDERED TO RENOUNCE FAITH OR FIGHT FOR OCCUPYING RUSSIAN ARMY

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

China: Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo taken from prison for treatment of liver cancer

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

China: Vatican worries about ‘forcibly removed’ bishop in China

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017

China: Is a Buddhist Group Changing China? Or Is China Changing It?

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest June 26, 2017