Shining a Light on Religious Liberty around the World

While the attacks on religious liberties (especially Christians) continue here in America, they are in many ways nothing compared to the violence on others around the world.

by Arielle Del Turco

When a bomb went off at his son’s school in Afghanistan last week, Mohammad Hassan rushed around the city looking for his son. Hours later, Hassan found him in a refrigerated drawer of a hospital emergency room. Weeping, he told the Washington Post, “He was so smart, and he had so many dreams.” The school is in a neighborhood in Kabul populated mostly by Hazara Muslims, a religious minority group now in mourning after a recent rash of attacks. These new tragedies are only the latest examples of why the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is calling for the State Department to designate Afghanistan a “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC) on religious freedom…


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