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State Department Purges Religious Freedom Section from Its Human Rights Reports

The U.S. State Department removed the sections covering religious freedom from the Country Reports on Human Rights that it released on May 24, three months past the statutory deadline Congress set for the release of these reports. The new human rights reports--purged of the sections that discuss the status of religious freedom in each of the countries covered--are also the human rights reports that include the period that covered the Arab Spring and its aftermath.
Thus, the reports do not provide in-depth coverage of what has happened to Christians and other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East that saw the rise of revolutionary movements in 2011 in which Islamist forces played an instrumental role.


For the first time ever, the State Department simply eliminated the section of religious freedom in its reports covering 2011 and instead referred the public to the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report a full two years behind the times or to the annual report of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), which was released last September and covers events in 2010 but not 2011.
Leonard Leo, who recently completed a term as chairman of the USCIRF, says that removing the sections on religious freedom from the State Department's Country Reports on Human Roghts is a bad idea.
Since 1998, when Congress created USCIRF, the State Department has been required to issue a separate yearly report specifically on International Religious Freedom.
What the hell -- who cares if a bunch of religious nuts get oppressed? There are larger issues after all.
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What the hell -- who cares if a bunch of religious nuts get oppressed? There are larger issues after all.
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Old Jun 9, '12, 10:14 am
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Is this due to the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in America, or just the Dems selling out to political correctness (lie) for the sake of multiculturalism?

There is a stark cultural difference between Christianity and Islam. You know it and I know it, and just about everyone except the people in government are willing to admit it.

How many more Christians have to die before the political lie finally ends?
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