Religious Liberty

Religiously Motivated Violence Against Indian Christians On the Rise

The United Christian Forum (UCF) recently revealed that violence against Christians in India has reached just over half of the nation’s states. Within the short span of the first six months of 2020, the pervasive spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has coincided with an increase in the frequency of religiously motivated attacks against Indian Christians: …

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Updates on Universal Periodic Review

Image by Pezibear from Pixabay  On June 9, 2020, following the Universal Periodic Review of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Kazakhstan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights published letters to be sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, respectively, addressing the main human rights concerns that will be …

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USCIRF Releases Vietnam Country Update

In June, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released an update on religious freedom conditions in Vietnam, with special focus on religious prisoners of conscience among the Hoa Hao Buddhists, Christians, and Catholics, who are detained for a multitude of reasons including failure to register religious activities under the strict Law on Belief …

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