Monday, October 02, 2017

USCIRF Issues Report On Religious Freedom In Southeast Asia

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom last week issued (press release) a new report titled A Right for All: Freedom of Religion or Belief in ASEAN. The report surveys religious freedom in each of the ten nations that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.  The 35-page report concludes in general:
ASEAN and the individual Member States have an inconsistent record protecting and promoting human rights, and even more so with respect to freedom of religion or belief.