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State Dept. Report Says Countries Have Repressed Religious Freedom With Laws

posted on May 21, 2013

On Monday, the State Department issued the International Religious Freedom Report for 2012. Steven Lee Myers of The New York Times notes that religious freedom is often suppressed globally through laws. He writes, “Proliferating laws against blasphemy or apostasy, including in several countries undergoing political transitions after the Arab spring, are not protecting religions, as officials often claim, but rather targeting other faiths, at times selectively.”

Read at The New York Times