Monthly Archives: November 2010

Release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report

Release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2010/11/151081.htm Hillary Rodham ClintonSecretary of State Washington, DC November 17, 2010 Video: http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1705667530?bctid=678942946001 SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. It’s my pleasure to join you today for the release of the State Department’s Annual … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom World Report 2010- US State Department

International Religious Freedom The International Religious Freedom report is submitted to Congress annually by the Department of State in compliance with Section 102(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998. This report supplements the most recent Human Rights Reports … Continue reading

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‘Religiouscide’ in Iraq targets Christians

 ‘Religiouscide’ in Iraq targets Christians  _________________________________________________http://mnnonline.org/article/14955 Iraq (MNN) ― A series of bombs and mortar attacks are targeting Christians in Iraq. The attacks focused on six districts with strong Christian majorities. President of Open Doors USA Carl Moeller says, “Christians … Continue reading

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“I am a survivor of torture myself”

“I am a survivor of torture myself”new UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez _______________________________________________  GENEVA (4 November 2010) – Human rights defender Juan E. Méndez, from Argentina, has taken over as the new Special Rapporteur appointed by the … Continue reading

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"Kidnapping and Confinement in the Unification Church" – SBS Video Aired in Seoul, Korea

 “Kidnapping and Confinement in the Unification Church” Aired on SBS at 11PM Seoul, Korea time on October 6, 2010 People are shocked as cases of oppressive kidnapping and confinement are recurring continuously and systematically within the Unification Church. Unification Church … Continue reading

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Women Clergy Protest Japan’s Human Rights Violations

Women Clergy Protest Japan’s Human Rights Violations At Independence Hall, Birthplace of Religious Freedom, 120 Women Clergy Protest Japan’s Human Rights Violations http://religiousfreedomnews.blogspot.com/2010/11/women-clergy-protest-japans-human.htmlPhiladelphia, October 29, 2010 ____________________________________________________ The depth and weight of history is felt at Independence Hall. This is … Continue reading

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Iraq’s Christians Still Under Siege

Iraq’s Christians Still Under Siege Nina Shea  Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom http://religiousfreedomnews.blogspot.com/_________________________________________________________________ Iraqi Christianity has suffered another catastrophic blow that is likely to hasten the church’s wholesale flight from the country: Last evening, al-Qaeda suicide bombers laid siege … Continue reading

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