Putin Signs Law Suspending INF Treaty
(Sputnik/NAN) Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a federal law to suspend the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty – an arms control treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union (and its successor state, the Russian Federation). A relevant document was posted on Wednesday on the official legal information website.... Read more
USCIRF Chair Tony Perkins to Advocate for Imprisoned Uighur Muslim Dilshat Perhat Ataman
July 2, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – Tony Perkins, chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), announced today his adoption of Dilshat Perhat Ataman through USCIRF’s Religious Prisoners of Conscience Project. Mr. Ataman ran a popular Uighur-language website when he was arrested, at the age of 27,... Read more
Persecution of Nigerian Christians: Former U.S Assistant Defence Secretary, Gaffney Says Nigeria’s Vice President Is A Shameless Liar
A former Acting Asst. U.S Secretary of Defence, Mr. Frank Gaffney has accused Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of “shamelessly”lying about the killings of Christians in Nigeria.. Gaffney in a podcast, took a swipe at Osinbajo, accusing him of being part of the problems in Nigeria. “U.S. Vice President... Read more
Europe’s Silent Majority Speaks Out
By: George Soros What voters said in last month’s European Parliament election is that they want to preserve the values on which the European Union was founded. But can Europe’s leaders carry out the radical institutional reforms that voters also want? Last month’s elections to the European Parliament produced... Read more
USCIRF Encouraged by Appointment of Special Envoy to Sudan, Urges Close Scrutiny of Religious Freedom During Transition
Washington, DC — In response to an announcement on June 12 by the State Department that retired Ambassador Donald Booth has been appointed as Special Envoy for Sudan, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chair ​​​Tony Perkins issued the following statement: “We are encouraged by the appointment of an experienced... Read more
World Environmental Day: Environmentalists Berate N/Delta Govs On Oil Derivation Proceeds
Renowned Environmentalists Rev Nnimmo Bassey and Mr Alagoa Morris on Wednesday frowned at the neglect of oil community environment by Niger Delta Governors. The duo in separate interviews on the 2019 World Environmental Day (WED) noted that 13 per cent oil derivation funds to oil-producing states were being diverted... Read more
Billion-hour jet engines, GE Aviation sticks the landing in New Zealand, Remembering GE employees at D-Day
TEAM EFFORT Today the world observes the 75th anniversary of D-Day: June 6, 1944, when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy and helped turn the tide against fascism and Nazism. What marked the beginning of the last year of Hitler’s reign of terror, though, began far away —... Read more
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