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(RNS) The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is calling for the secretary of state to add Syria and seven other countries to the list of worst religious freedom offenders.

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  1. What will doubling the list do? I think that it would be much more effective to give refugee status to anyone who is part of a persecuted religious group and let them stay in the USA if they can get to an embassy. Trying to get the offending countries to change from the top down will either be too costly or not work.

  1. […] REPORT: State Department should double list of worst religious freedom offenders (RNS) Secretary of State John Kerry should cite 16 countries for severe violations of religious freedom, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommended Wednesday (April 30) in its 15th annual report. […]

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