Posts Tagged ‘International Religious Freedom’

US Secretary of State Tillerson Raises the Persecution of Falun Gong at Press Conference for International Religious Freedom Report

The US 2016 Report on International Religious Freedom was released at a press conference in Washington on August 15, 2017. China is among the ten “Countries of Particular Concern” for its severe religious persecution. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson specifically mentioned the persecution of Falun Gong, noting that in 2016, “dozens of Falun Gong members…

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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Releases 2016 Annual Report, Expresses Concern for Forced Organ Harvesting in China

May 06, 2016 | “China’s severe religious freedom violations continued in 2015,” said a statement in the 2016 Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), which was recently released and covers the period from February 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016. USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government commission that…

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