Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: USCIRF

MEA calls USCIRF “biased” entity after its annual report designates India among “Countries of Particular Concern”

India's Ministry of External Affairs slammed the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and said it continues to publish its "propaganda" on the...

USCIRF ‘disturbed’ by inauguration of Ram Mandir, condemns Haldwani demolition

US Commission on International Religious Freedom USCIRF took to their X (Twitter) handle to condemn the demolition of a Madarsa in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.  The organisation...

US religious freedom panel reiterates concerns on India’s discriminatory policies against religious minorities

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent commission in the United States, held a hearing on “Advancing Religious Freedom within the U.S. - India Bilateral Relationship,” which highlighted the Indian government’s legal framework and enforcement of discriminatory policies against religious minorities.

US report highlights ‘continued targeted attacks’ on minorities in India

The United States State Department on Monday released its annual report on religious freedom which listed attacks against religious minorities including Muslims and Christians in India.

Muslim, Hindu bodies in US condemn authorities’ failure to designate India as ‘country of particular concern’

The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) and Hindus for Human Rights, along with their allies, expressed deep disappointment over the US State Department’s failure to follow the recommendation of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and designate India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC), a label reserved for the world’s most egregious violators of religious freedoms.

US panel on religious freedoms outraged by ommission of India from ‘countries of particular concern’ list

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) finds it inexplicable that the U.S. Department of State did not include Nigeria or India in its latest designations of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPCs) under the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA), turning a blind eye to both countries’ particularly severe religious freedom violations.