United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

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By Jim Kouri The bloodthirsty and brutal Islamic terrorist group. Boko Haram, appear to be attempting to show the world that they’re equal opportunity kidnappers on Friday when they invaded a village in Nigeria and abducted dozens of boys and young men, loaded them on trucks, and then drove out of th...
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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In a weekly column entitled “Unity in Divinity” this past June, I expressed grave concern over official encroachments on religious freedom in Ethiopia. I lamented the fact that religious freedom was becoming a new focal target of official human rights violations. But I was also encouraged by the stea...
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Nov 30th, 2012
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Aman Sethi Last month, in a courtroom in Addis Ababa, 29 defendants listened intently as the prosecution summarised charges. The accused were Muslim men in their thirties, elderly sheikhs in religious attire, and Habiba Mohammed, the wife of Junedin Sado, Ethiopia’s Minister for the Civil Service and...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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By Sani Awol It is common to see a Western organization making hastily conclusions based on one-sided information input and without thorough review of the concerned affair. The last week statement by USCIRF claiming it is “deeply concerned by emerging religious freedom violations in Ethiopia” is the ...
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Nov 11th, 2012
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Eyaya G. I. Introduction I read the accusation by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) against Ethiopia in great astonishment. The Commission named by President Barack Obama accused Ethiopia’s government of abusing religious freedom on different scores. The accusation ident...
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Nov 11th, 2012
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A US religious freedom group has called on Ethiopian authorities to stop what it said was an emerging religious freedom violations against Muslim minorities in the Horn of Africa. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said that if Ethiopia continues to tighten its control agai...