International Institute for Religious Freedom

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USCIRF Daily News Digest

Syria: Exclusive: Group of nations urge U.N. Security Council to act to ensure access for Syrian aid

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Somalia: IOM: Drought, Conflict Displace 800,000 in Somalia

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Top Saudi appeals court upholds death sentences of 14 Shi'ites: paper

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Religious Freedom: President Trump Nominates Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Pakistan: Religion, 'honor' and Pakistan's 'revenge rape'

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Nigeria: Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce power of presidency

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Nigeria: Nigeria says has rescued oil firm staff kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

ISIS: Freed From ISIS, Yazidi Women Return in ‘Severe Shock’

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iraq: Evidence-based keys to a stable, post-caliphate Iraq

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iraq: From the Rise of the Caliphate to the Fall of Mosul, One Family’s Journey

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iraq: “Why I risked my life to convert to Zoroastrianism”

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iraq: In the ruins of Mosul, a hunt for the missing

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iran: At Least 11 Baha’i Businesses Sealed; 9 People Summoned

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017

Iran: Women gain foothold at Iran's seminaries

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest July 27, 2017