USCIRF Reauthorized for Three More Years

Today is National Religious Freedom Day. January 16 is the anniversary of the enactment of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom as written by Thomas Jefferson. The original statute disestablished the Church of England in the state of Virginia, guaranteeing religious freedom for all citizens, regardless of their […]

Algeria Forces More Churches to Close

Over the last two years, forced church closures have been on the rise in Algeria. Finally, they are starting to get some attention. The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has raised concerns over Algeria’s treatment of Christians, particularly the forced closures of […]