freedom of religion
The State Department voiced concern about increased Chinese repression of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, including detention of the relatives of U.S.-based Uighur journalists.
Muslims who practice Sufism — also known as dervishes — are often targeted by the Iranian government for arbitrary arrests and routinely harassed, along with Iran’s other religious minorities.
Each spring, American Christians celebrate Easter in their homes and churches with time-honored activities including prayer and feasting.
Passover is a major Jewish spring festival that commemorates the Jews' liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt before their journey to the promised land.
The government of Iran denies its people human rights, including freedom of religion or belief, and systematically arrests and executes Christians, Baha'is, Sunni Muslims and other religious minorities for practicing their faith.
President Trump led a grateful nation in paying tribute February 28 to “America’s Pastor,” the Reverend Billy Graham, in the solemnity of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
The National Prayer Breakfast brings together religious, business and political leaders and has been attended by every president since Eisenhower in 1953.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is January 27. See some of the memorials around the world that honor victims of the Holocaust in different ways.
In July 2017, ISIS was driven from Mosul, in Iraq. Now there, and in places where ISIS has been defeated, there is a renewal of religious freedom.