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Jul 12, 2018
US administration convenes meeting led by Mike Pompeo to discuss challenges to religious freedom around the worldThe Trump Administration has convened a major international meeting to discuss challenges to religious freedom
Feb 16, 2018
US court terms Donald Trump's latest travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries unconstitutionalPresident Donald Trump's latest travel ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries is "unconstitutionally tainted with animus toward Islam
Jan 22, 2018
Rajasthan HC rules in favour of religious freedom but asking individuals to publicly notify of conversion impedes personal privacyLast month in Chirag Singhvi versus State of Rajasthan, the Rajasthan High Court was faced with an increasingly common set of facts. What sets the Singhvi case apart from the dozen other cases with analogous facts is that the court took it upon itself to frame certain guidelines regulating how and when a person can convert from one religion to another.
Jan 04, 2018
Pakistan on US watch list for 'severe violations' of religious freedom as Rex Tillerson re-designates 10 countriesThe US has placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations" of religious freedom, the State Department said.
Nov 08, 2017
US announces grant of nearly $5,00,000 to promote religious freedom in India, Sri LankaThe US has announced a grant of nearly USD 5,00,000 for organisations which can come up with ideas to promote religious freedom in India and Sri Lanka.
Sep 16, 2017
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull defends 'religious freedom' amid poll for legalising same-sex marriageTurnbull, a supporter of gay marriage, defended the right of a church to refuse to marry a couple who had posted support for same-sex unions on social media
Jul 27, 2017
Donald Trump announces plans to nominate Samuel Dale Brownback as ambassador for religious freedomUS President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his plans to nominate Kansas Governor Samuel Dale Brownback as his ambassador
Jul 02, 2017
Donald Trump vows to protect religious freedom in US from 'grave threat' of terrorismPresident Donald Trump vowed to support and defend religious liberty, telling a gathering of evangelical Christians that the threat of terrorism is "one of the most grave and dire threats to religious freedom in the world today."
Jun 26, 2017
Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Donald Trump expected to discuss foreign NGO funding issueFive American Senators have asked US president Donald Trump to use his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an opportunity to discuss India's "discriminatory" policies against foreign religious and humanitarian organisations.
Feb 14, 2017
US report slams India for religious discrimination; Hindu-American body raises question over its Pakistani-origin authorThe United States Commission for International Religious Freedom has put its credibility at stake by publishing a report critical of religious freedom in India by a Pakistan-origin author known for his anti-India stand and support to separatists, a top Hindu-American body has said.