The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, an advisory council to Congress and the US President, has added Central African Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Vietnam to its list of countries… Continue reading
A new analysis by Brian J. Grim of the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation finds that violent incidents between religious groups are more prevalent in areas where governments restrict religious proselytization.
According to Grim’s article in The… Continue reading
David Saperstein, formerly director of the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism, has been appointed US ambassador-at-large for religious freedom.
Saperstein is the fourth person to hold the post. He has previously been a member of President Obama’s Advisory… Continue reading
SOURCE: Online Athens: American Muslims often get the kind of treatment once reserved for blacks and Jews, dehumanized groups that also were the victims of racial and ethnic prejudice and violence, according to University of Georgia religion professor Alan Godlas.… Continue reading