Tag: Human Rights

July 17, 2020: The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 passed overwhelmingly in the House and Senate. The legislation condemns the Chinese Communist Party for the detention centers and recommends a tougher response to the human rights abuses suffered by Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in the region.

October 2, 2019: Remarks by Secretary Pompeo at the Holy See Symposium on Working with Faith-Based Organizations: “Human Dignity and Faith in Free Societies”

https://va.usembassy.gov/remarks-by-secretary-pompeo-on-working-with-faith-based-organizations-human-dignity-and-faith-in-free-societies/

and see a video of comments by Cardinal Parolin, Secretary Pompeo and Ambassador Gingrich at

July 12, 2018 – Theresa May’s first religious freedom envoy pledges to stand by persecuted believers

https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Theresa-May-s-first-religious-freedom-envoy-pledges-to-stand-by-persecuted-believers

The first ever Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief has promised to help ensure the United Kingdom stands with Christians and other group around the world who are being persecuted for their religious beliefs.