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USCIRF Conversation: Constitutional Reform and Religious Freedom in Cuba

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Please join the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for a virtual event discussion on USCIRF’s report, Constitutional Reform and Religious Freedom in Cuba. In 2019, Cuba adopted a new constitution that changed the country’s religious freedom protections. Despite constitutional protections for religious freedom that exist on paper, independent religious communities in Cuba continue to experience violations of freedom ...

Free Yezidi Foundation Eight-Year Commemoration of the Yezidi Genocide

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The Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF) will hold a series of virtual panels on 3 August 2022 to mark eight years since the Yezidi Genocide perpetrated by ISIS (Daesh). The virtual panels will include Yezidi and international experts as well as representatives from the United Nations, foreign governments, and non-governmental organizations.   Eight years ago, ISIS militants swept through Sinjar and ...

The International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief – Turning Words into Action

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22 August marks the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, a day established by the UN General Assembly to condemn continuing violence and acts of violence targeting individuals on the basis of or in the name of religion or belief. Such violence is ever-growing around the world, in its various manifestations, and ...

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Virtual IRF Roundtable- Civil Society

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The next Virtual IRF Roundtable will take place next week and we hope as many of you as possible can participate. This Roundtable will be focused on Civil Society but if you have a situation to report on, please feel free to submit an agenda item. The deadline to RSVP for an agenda item is Monday at 12:00 pm EST.