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4 edition of first annual State Department report on international religious freedom found in the catalog.

first annual State Department report on international religious freedom

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, Wednesday, October 6, 1999

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of religion,
  • Persecution

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15479947M
    ISBN 100160606101
    OCLC/WorldCa44584917

    The former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and LaborJohn Shattuckcited specific countries that fail to recognize the fundamental right of religious freedom. Religious Demography The U. The principles of international law were made inherent in the act so as to clarify its commitment to promote international religious freedom. The Government in recent months took steps to further tighten its control over religion in Tibet.

    Also in Junethe Government warned the group against disturbing social stability and banned it from holding large gatherings. Despite these government efforts to control monasteries, antigovernment sentiment remains strong. Under the law, any person, irrespective of religion, may seek a divorce in civil court. In negotiations abroad dealing with religious freedom, the Ambassador outranks the country ambassador.

    There was an allegation of torture related to religious belief in the case of Khamtanh Phousy, a former captain in the Lao People's Army. In recent years, some individual temples have been able to receive support from Theravada Buddhist temples abroad, to expand the training of monks, and to focus more on traditional teachings. Providing testimony to the United States Congress, on issues of international religious freedom. The IRF ambassador controls virtually no resources for IRF programs, and is not present in senior policy meetings involving those countries or any others. The court ordered all state governments to designate a senior police officer in every district to prevent mob violence, ensure that the police act promptly against attackers, and asked the legislature to consider enacting a new penal provision to deal with mob violence by self-styled cow protectors and provide deterrent-level punishment to offenders.


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first annual State Department report on international religious freedom by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights Download PDF Ebook

The official press continued to criticize vehemently the "Dalai clique" and repeatedly described the Dalai Lama as a "criminal" who was determined to split China, in an attempt to undermine the credibility of his religious authority. Satyanarayana died in a hospital in Hyderabad due to injuries sustained in the city of Warangal on October Dos Anjos Silva stated she suffered emotional trauma.

On December 9, police in Bakhitayrpur village, Patna District, Bihar State, arrested and detained a local Christian pastor for attempted forced conversions after he showed a film about Jesus.

During its February visit, the delegation visited Tibet. Media reported that on May 24, a Sikh police officer, Gagandeep Singh, reportedly prevented a mob in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, from lynching a Muslim youth after local residents allegedly found him meeting with a Hindu woman in a temple.

According to the State Secretariat for Human Rights, between June and September the hotline received 32 calls and assisted 88 victims; no comparable information was available for because the hotline started operations in August Following the public backlash, he issued statements condemning violence and vigilantism.

The State of Religious Freedom in the U.S.

However, H. Quoted in Hurd, p. Approximately one-third of Christians also are listed as part of Scheduled Tribes. The Hong Kong press reported that the Guangdong provincial government had issued a circular ordering authorities to step up the monitoring of Christian and Muslim activities.

The whereabouts of Roman Catholic Bishop Su Zhimin, whose followers reported that he was arrested in Octoberremained unclear. Rapporteur Justice Marco Aurelio and Justice Edson Fachim voted to uphold the state ruling; however, Justice Alexandre de Moraes requested additional time to review the case, which indefinitely postponed the final vote of the member court pending the completion of the review.

Approximately 3, First annual State Department report on international religious freedom book enter Nepal each year first annual State Department report on international religious freedom book escape conditions in Tibet, according to the U.

There are no restrictions on non-Muslims providing religious instruction to their children; however, the public schools provide compulsory instruction in Islam.

According to NGO sources, authorities reportedly denied three U. It further stated that U. Weekly services of the foreign Jewish community in Beijing have been held uninterrupted since and High Holy Day observances have been allowed for more than 15 years.

However, Catholics are now able to practice more openly in neighboring Sayabouly province, and a priest visits the Luang Prabang diocese regularly. Under this section, the president must either enter into a binding agreement with the concerned country to end the religious persecution, or to choose from remedies outlined in Sec.

The attack occurred in the same district, Alwar, where in April a mob killed Muslim dairy farmer Pehlu Khan on suspicion of cow smuggling.Annual report, international religious freedom: report submitted to the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate by the Department of State, in accordance with Section of.

State Department Home. Policy Issues. Back; Policy Issues. 5G Security Saudi Arabia has been designated as a CPC under the International Religious Freedom Act of for having engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom.

Report on International Religious Freedom: Saudi Arabia. Build a Custom Report. Aug 10,  · According to the annual report of the MHA, there was a reduction in communal violence targeting religious minorities, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes over the previous year.

Between April and Marchthe MHA recorded incidents in which 95 people died and 1, persons were injured.The United States Commission on International Pdf Freedom (USCIRF) is a U.S. federal government commission created by the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of USCIRF Commissioners are appointed by the President and the leadership of both political parties in the Senate and the House of galisend.comarters: Washington, D.C.Annual report on religious freedom download pdf ) Report on International Religious Freedom: India Executive Summary.

The constitution provides for freedom of conscience and the right of all individuals to freely profess, practice, and propagate religion; mandates a secular state; requires the state to treat all religions impartially; and prohibits discrimination based on religion.Jan 15,  · DHARAMSHALA, JUNE 2: The Ebook.

State department’s International Religious Freedom Report highlights China’s widespread interference and restrictions on the religious freedom and practices of the Tibetan people including the government’s stringent control on religious gatherings, monasteries and nunneries and tight control over the monks and nuns’ education.