Prime Minister Theresa May Caves In To Brexit Heat
The Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May on Friday, announced that she will step down after failing to come up with an agreement to lead Britain out of the European Union. Mrs. May will resign as the Conservative Party leader on June 7, and remain as prime minister until... Read more
USCIRF Condemns Russian Court’s Decision to Uphold Conviction of Religious Prisoner of Conscience Dennis Christensen 
. Decision reflects growing dangers faced by Russia’s religious minorities WASHINGTON, DC – Kristina Arriaga, vice chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), today condemned the decision by a court in Oryol, Russia, to uphold the conviction and sentencing of Dennis Christensen, a Jehovah’s Witness, to six... Read more
USCIRF Calls on State Department to Lift Saudi CPC Waiver After Mass Shi’a Execution
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2019 USCIRF 2019 Annual Report Cites Numerous Violations and Recommends Additional Policy Actions by the State Department   WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply troubled by Saudi government’s mass execution on Tuesday of 37 Saudi nationals,... Read more
USCIRF Strongly Condemns Easter Sunday Bomb Attacks In Sri Lanka
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2019 USCIRF Strongly Condemns Easter Sunday Bomb Attacks in Sri Lanka   WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns today’s bomb attacks on hotels and churches in Sri Lanka targeting Christians and other innocent civilians. The bombings have... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 15, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned in the strongest possible terms Friday’s terrorist attack in Quetta, Pakistan, which left more than 20 dead and dozens injured. The attack, for which the Islamic State has reportedly claimed... Read more
The Khashoggi Murder: An Open Letter to All Journalists
By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David R. Leffler Terrorism has taken a disturbing turn with the horrific murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Apparently the intent of this murder was to send a message to all journalists dedicated to thoughtful criticism of government. Therefore, what would be the most appropriate journalistic... Read more
Speech By President Buhari On The 20th Anniversary Celebration Of The International Criminal Court
I am honoured to be with you here today to celebrate the anniversary of this vital global institution. I say “vital” because the world needs the ICC. 2.Let me start by congratulating you, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, on your election as President of the International Criminal Court, and also thank... Read more
Remarks by President Trump and President Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Joint Press Conference
PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Today, I’m honored to host President Buhari of Nigeria at the White House, right here in the beautiful Rose Garden. President Buhari, I want thank you very much for traveling to Washington for these important discussions.  It’s a true pleasure to... Read more
Civil Society Groups From Around The World Condemn Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline
A statement on the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline: Not in Our Interest The Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline has been tagged “The Wonder of Africa” but civil society groups in Africa and around the world see it as The Wounding of Africa. A statement issued by 39 groups demands that the project... Read more
UNMIL Ready To Withdraw Troops From Liberia
Following the successful completion of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, the peacekeeping mandate in the West African country will come to an end on March 30th, 2018 in line with the UN Security Council resolution 2333 of 2016. The exercise is the last of the UN Missions... Read more