religious freedom

Jefferson’s Tombstone, and Ours?

Thomas Jefferson valued universal religious liberty as one of his greatest accomplishments. Do his lessons from America’s founding last today?

Parting Thoughts from Outgoing USCIRF Commissioner Frank R. Wolf

Outgoing Commissioner of the US Committee on International Religious Freedom Frank R. Wolf reflects on the future of domestic and international religious liberty

Escalating Christian Repression: Beijing’s Crackdown in Mainland China and Hong Kong 

Once again, USCIRF has recommended that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) be designated a country of particular concern due to religious persecution.

The Real Threat to Religious Freedom in Ukraine

Accusations against Ukraine of religious persecution ignore collaboration between the Russian Orthodox Church and Putin

Iran Does Not Need Feminism, It Needs Freedom

Protesting the mandatory hijab law will never change Iran until the government respects religious freedom.

United Nations Security Council Receives its First Religious Freedom Mandate

The United Nations Security Council may finally be taking international religious liberty seriously

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre’s Lessons for Today

The St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre should remind us of the dangers of absolutism and demands for coerced religious and political conformity.