U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls for religious pluralism and freedom for all as second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom begins

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls for religious pluralism and freedom for all as second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom begins

Secretary Pompeo recently announced the establishment of a Commission on Unalienable Rights, to furnish advice for the promotion of individual liberty, human equality, and democracy through U.S. foreign policy. In his opening remarks, Secretary Pompeo expressed his “hope that this ministerial will inform that discussion.”

The limits of toleration: China’s crackdown on religion

The limits of toleration: China’s crackdown on religion

The crackdown, part of a broader effort in recent years to restrict China’s fast-growing religious groups, includes detaining over one million ethnic minority Muslims in internment camps in the far western region of Xinjiang, removing crosses from churches, conducting surveillance inside churches, closing churches and demolishing church buildings.