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Religious Freedom

National Security Advisor Rice “Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future”

United State Institute of Peace - Washington, D.C.

National Security Advisor, Susan E. Rice

2014-07-30

Good morning, everyone. Thank you Kristin for that very generous introduction. And thank you all for being here. In particular I want to acknowledge and thank members of the African... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Young African Leaders Initiative

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-07-30

So, I am the last person standing between you and a night on the town. Trouble. You have made it, you have made it. You had made it; you actually... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Rollout of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-28

Read the 2013 International Religious Freedom Report on state.gov SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. How are you? AUDIENCE: Morning. SECRETARY KERRY: Is everybody good? So I’m going to make –... Read More

President Obama Announces Key Administration Post, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-28

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post: Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein – Ambassador at Large for International... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Eid-al-Fitr 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-27

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a... Read More

Release of the International Religious Freedom Report

Now Available: 2013 International Religious Freedom Report

Office of the Spokesperson - U.S. Department of State

2014-07-26

“Today, America embraces people of all faiths and of no faith. We are Christians and Jews, Muslims and Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs, atheists and agnostics. Our religious diversity enriches our... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Meriam Ishag and Family

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-25

Around the world, supporters of religious freedom celebrate the arrival of Meriam Ishag and her family in Rome. I am grateful to the Government of Italy for its role in... Read More

Ambassador Power on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-07-24

On May 15, a Sudanese court sentenced Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged to death for not denouncing Christianity. She was held in Omdurman Federal Women’s Prison with her... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Cease-fire Agreement for the Central African Republic

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-07-24

I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence... Read More

U.S. Condemns Religious Persecution by ISIL

2014-07-18

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the systematic persecution of ethnic and religious minorities by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). We are... Read More

President Obama’s Remarks at Annual White House Iftar

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-07-14

AS PRESENTED: THE PRESIDENT: Good evening everyone and welcome to the White House. Every year, our Iftar is a chance to join in fellowship with friends, old and new, and... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at Pride Month Celebration

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-30

Fact Sheet: Advancing The Human Rights Of LGBT Persons Globally - June 2014 update THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. (Applause.) Well, I want to thank Jim and Patrick. First of all,... Read More

Assistant Secretary Malinowski Burma Trip Statement

Rangoon,Burma

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-06-28

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski led an interagency delegation to Burma comprising senior officials from the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury, and... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Ramadan Kareem

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-27

As the holy month of Ramadan begins, I wish the millions of Muslims here at home and so many more all around the world Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is a time... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Ramadan 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-27

On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the... Read More

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail

U.S. Department of State

Marie Harf

2014-06-26

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail The State Department has received confirmation that Meriam Ibrahim Ishag has been released on bail and is no longer being detained at a Sudanese... Read More

State of Rights - Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014

Yale MacMillan Center - New Haven, Connecticut - June 26, 2014 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

U.S. Department of State; Yale University

2014-06-26

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014 The U.S. Department of State and the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism sponsored a discussion, “Reality Check:  An Examination of... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Court Ruling to Free Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-23

We obviously welcome the decision by the Sudanese Appeals Court to order the release of Ms. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag. Her case has rightly drawn the attention of the world... Read More

State of Rights

Yale MacMillan Center - New Haven, Connecticut - June 26, 2014 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014

2014-06-23

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014 The U.S. Department of State and the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism sponsored a discussion, “Reality Check:  An Examination of... Read More

U.S. Statement at the UPR Working Group Report for Eritrea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-20

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Adoption of the UPR WG Report for Eritrea The United States welcomes the return of the Eritrean delegation... Read More



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