International Institute for Religious Freedom

Bonn – Cape Town – Colombo

USCIRF Daily News Digest

Russia: Since ban, persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses is ‘worse than ever’

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Religious Freedom: US Commission urges Trump administration to prioritise international religious freedom

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Religious Freedom: USCIRF Justifies Not Recommending Iraq and Egypt as 'Countries of Particular Concern'

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Malaysia: UN sounds alarm over refugee deaths in Malaysia

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Iraq: The Islamic State’s last stand in Mosul will test the best of Iraqi forces

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Iran: How Iran Became an Undemocratic Democracy

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Indonesia: In Indonesia, moderate Muslims call for blasphemy law to be repealed

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

China: Reincarnation and the Dalai Lama

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

China: In China, Wives Fight Back After Their Activist Husbands Are Jailed

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

China: China, once officially atheist, now booming with religion

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

China: US Congressmen Pledge to Help Those Fighting for Human Rights in China

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

China: China conducts demolitions at Tibetan Buddhist study site

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Central African Republic: UN: Fighters loot aid compounds in Central African Republic

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Burma: Nationalists Prepare for Protest Against Religious Affairs Minister

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017

Burma: Meet The Rohingya Doctor Tending to Forgotten Refugees

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest May 19, 2017