U.S. leaders commemorated International Religious Freedom Day October 27 by speaking out against regimes that fail to protect this cherished human right.
As the Chinese government monitors Uyghurs abroad, the U.S. and Australia are working to support those speaking out against human rights violations.
Chinese officials who are taking part in the ongoing persecution of Uyghur and other Muslim ethnic minorities are now restricted from traveling to the U.S.
Secretary Pompeo is traveling in Europe the first week of October. Here are some notable quotes on religious freedom, trade and other issues.
Jewher Ilham, a Uyghur Muslim, escaped China in 2013 when her father was arrested by the Communist Party. Watch her story.
At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States held a side event on the Chinese government's ongoing persecution and abuse of Muslims.
In China's Xinjiang province, many Uyghur women face an impossible choice: marry a Han Chinese man or face imprisonment in an internment camp.
Religious freedom is a fundamental right and a U.S. priority. The State Department's annual International Religious Freedom Report monitors abuses.
Uyghur Muslims are forced to work in factories for little or no pay as the Chinese government continues its crackdown in Xinjiang.