Thursday, June 09, 2011

New USCIRF Commissioner Appointed

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom announced that on June 7, President Obama appointed Azizah Y. al-Hibri to be a member of the Commission.  The new appointee is Professor of Law at the University of Richmond and founder of KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights. Dr. al-Hibri will replace outgoing commissioner Imam Talal Eid.