Tag: religious-freedom

After 200 Years, Jefferson’s Wisdom Is Even More Relevant for Today
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”...
At a rally in Washington, DC July 19, 2001, Falun Gong practitioners hold photos of fellow members who died at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party, marking the second anniversary of Jiang Zemin’s persecution of Falun Gong, the largest spiritual group in China facing severe persecution.
Falun Gong ‘Largest Spiritual Group in China Facing Severe Persecution’: Report
An annual religious freedom report by a Christian rights organization has determined the Falun Gong meditation practice to be the largest spiritual group in mainland China facing persecution at the hands of the Chinese Communist...
Martyr Thomas Becket
Honoring 850th Anniversary of Martyr Thomas Becket, Trump Condemned Religious Persecution
President Donald Trump condemned religious persecution and reaffirmed his position on religious liberty with a proclamation honoring Saint Thomas Becket and calling for an “end to religious persecution worldwide.” The proclamation was issued on Dec....
Falun Gong practitioners take part in a parade through Washington, D.C. in July 2017 to protest the Chinese regime's persecution of their faith. The U.S. Department of State (state department) led by Trump administration official Mike Pompeo has imposed the first U.S. sanctions on a CCP official for persecuting Falun Gong.
US Issues First Sanctions Targeting Beijing for Persecution of Falun Gong
The U.S. Department of State has sanctioned multiple foreign officials for their roles in politically motivated extrajudicial killings and severe violations of religious freedom, including the persecution of Falun Gong, the agency announced in the...
Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, delivered a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club on March 8.
US Religious Freedom Ambassador Calls Upon China to Stop Persecuting People of Faith
In a special briefing for the Ministers’ Forum of the International Religious Freedom of Belief Alliance (IRF Alliance), on Nov. 17, Ambassador Sam Brownback renewed his call for Beijing to end its “war on faith”; ...
Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, delivered a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club on March 8.
US Envoy for Religious Freedom Takes China to Task in Hong Kong
Sam Brownback, the U.S. Ambassador for Religious Freedom, delivered a speech during a visit to Hong Kong strongly criticizing the People’s Republic of China for its “war on faith.” Speaking at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club...