International Institute for Religious Freedom

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USCIRF Daily News Digest

Vietnam: Vietnam police use violence to stop Buddhist ceremony

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Syria: Evacuations from besieged Syrian towns end after two-day halt

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia: A young prince is reimagining Saudi Arabia. Can he make his vision come true?

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Russia: US: RUSSIA’S JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES BAN SHOWS ‘PARANOIA’ OF VLADIMIR PUTIN’S GOVERNMENT

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Russia: Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Russia: U.S., EU Denounce Russian Ruling Against Jehovah's Witnesses

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Pakistan: Man attacked by mob over blasphemy allegations in Chitral

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

North Korea: Tillerson: US may restore North Korea to list of state sponsors of terror

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Nigeria: bishop blames government after 12 killed in Easter rampage

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Nepal: Nepal's election is the first test for new constitution

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Iraq: Are secularists, Islamists headed for confrontation in Iraq?

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Iraq: Iraq forces free 11-year-old Yazidi girl in Mosul

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Iran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Polarizing Ex-President of Iran, Is Barred From Running Again

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Iran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Polarizing Ex-President of Iran, Is Barred From Running Again

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017

Indonesia: Fears grow over the Islamization of Indonesian democracy

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest April 21, 2017