U.S. Commission

Latest stories

2d
Hartford Courant
After $61K Miami Trip, Hartford Superintendent Issues Moratorium On Out-of-State Travelfee to the Washington, D.C.-based association, hosted the national conference i
After $61K Miami Trip, Hartford Superintendent Issues Moratorium On Out-of-State Travel
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
fee to the Washington, D.C.-based association, hosted the national conference in 2014. But this year, as Narvaez told the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington last week, Hartford is "experiencing our own financial earthquake." More than... Read more
4d
The Columbian
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM’s visitand this kind of trafficking does not exist.” Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM’s visit
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
and this kind of trafficking does not exist.” Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised India’s refusing visas in March to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which issues an annual, global report. India’s position is that the... Read more
3 related stories
4d
Daily Herald
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM's visitand this kind of trafficking does not exist." Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM's visit
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and this kind of trafficking does not exist." Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised India's refusing visas in March to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which issues an annual, global report. India's position is that the... Read more
3 related stories
4d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM's visitand this kind of trafficking does not exist." Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised
Senators air rights concerns about India ahead of PM's visit
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
and this kind of trafficking does not exist." Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine raised India's refusing visas in March to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which issues an annual, global report. India's position is that the... Read more
3 related stories
6d
The Christian Post
Obama Heads to Vietnam, Japan; Is Religious Freedom on Agenda?freedom, but according to religious communities, it is 'a step backwards' even
Obama Heads to Vietnam, Japan; Is Religious Freedom on Agenda?
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
freedom, but according to religious communities, it is 'a step backwards' even in comparison to current law." The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has recommended the U.S. State Department to designate Vietnam as a... Read more
24 related stories
7d
WWLP Springfield
Hartford schools chief says investment leaves some behinddesegregation effort. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez was describing the district’s exp
Hartford schools chief says investment leaves some behind
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
desegregation effort. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez was describing the district’s experience in a written statement Friday to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which has been exploring inequality in public education funding. Schiavino-Narvaez was also... Read more
7d
Daily Mail
Man, 30, 'who said he wanted to die' named as White House gunmanthe historical aesthetic, after a series of gate-jumping incidents in recent ye
Man, 30, 'who said he wanted to die' named as White House gunman
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the historical aesthetic, after a series of gate-jumping incidents in recent years. The design was submitted publicly to U.S. Commission of Fine Arts in April and could be implemented in 2018. What's your view? Be the first to comment... MOST... Read more
456 related stories
8d
Hartford Courant
Narvaez To Federal Commission: Hartford's A 'Tale of Two School Systems'the district's efforts to give a quality education to all of its 21,000 student
Narvaez To Federal Commission: Hartford's A 'Tale of Two School Systems'
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
the district's efforts to give a quality education to all of its 21,000 students, Narvaez said. Narvaez addressed the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington as part of a panel on public school funding and equity. She noted that... Read more
8d
Daily Mail
Secret Service shoot armed man outside the White Housethe historical aesthetic, after a series of gate-jumping incidents in recent ye
Secret Service shoot armed man outside the White House
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
the historical aesthetic, after a series of gate-jumping incidents in recent years. The design was submitted publicly to U.S. Commission of Fine Arts in April and could be implemented by 2018. on the golf course.....as the world burns MOST... Read more
3 related stories
8d
National Catholic Reporter
Religious freedom in crisis around the worldhave been getting worse, not better. This is not happy news for me as I begin
Religious freedom in crisis around the world
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
have been getting worse, not better. This is not happy news for me as I begin my second two-year term as a member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, a bipartisan commission that reports on the state of religious freedom... Read more
9d
Raw Story
Iowa Republican warns trans-friendly restrooms will lead to throngs of ‘sweaty women’out the door,” he said. King also told Conway that the only reason the White H
Iowa Republican warns trans-friendly restrooms will lead to throngs of ‘sweaty women’
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
out the door,” he said. King also told Conway that the only reason the White House came out on this issue was because the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ “personnel needed to find more things to do.” “That is the root of this school policy or... Read more
2 related stories
11d
The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi to close programs for at-risk juvenileschildren in Mississippi actually received TANF benefits, according to a report
Mississippi to close programs for at-risk juveniles
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
children in Mississippi actually received TANF benefits, according to a report by the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. And in 2013, Mississippi had allocated none of the subsidies to child care, leaving more... Read more
11d
Philly.com
Jones: Blacks right to be distrustful of so-called developmenta largely segregated housing market, not only in Philadelphia, but nationally.
Jones: Blacks right to be distrustful of so-called development
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
a largely segregated housing market, not only in Philadelphia, but nationally. And according to a 1973 document from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: "Segregated patterns of residency (didn't develop) spontaneously. They have been influenced... Read more
12d
The News & Observer
NC DEQ dodging legitimate coal-ash safety concernsCarolinians living near Duke Energy’s coal ash sites, has made that evident. Th
NC DEQ dodging legitimate coal-ash safety concerns
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Carolinians living near Duke Energy’s coal ash sites, has made that evident. They’re concerned with good reason. When the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights arranged a town hall meeting in Walnut Cove near Duke’s Belews Creek power plant, it wasn’t... Read more
14d
KQ2 St. Joseph
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
Local 10 Miami
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
Local 10 Miami / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
My EastText
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
My EastText / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KTXS Abilene
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KTXS Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KECI Missoula
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
WJXT Jacksonville
U.S. slams Iran for arrests of Baha'i leaders 8 years agoQorban-Ali Dorri-Najafabadi said in 2009, according to a report by Fars News Ag
U.S. slams Iran for arrests of Baha'i leaders 8 years ago
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
Qorban-Ali Dorri-Najafabadi said in 2009, according to a report by Fars News Agency. Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KTVZ Bend
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KXLY-TV Spokane
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KRDO Colorado Springs
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
KRCR TV Redding
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
News Channel 12 New Bern
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
NBC 2 Fort Myers
U.S. slams Iran for arrests of Baha'i leaders 8 years agoto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for arrests of Baha'i leaders 8 years ago
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
14d
World Tribune
China – World Tribune: Window on the Real World‘systematic’ intolerance Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio
China – World Tribune: Window on the Real World
World Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
‘systematic’ intolerance Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The latest report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom across the world deteriorated in 2015. According to... Read more
14d
World Tribune
Russia – World Tribune: Window on the Real World‘systematic’ intolerance Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio
Russia – World Tribune: Window on the Real World
World Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
‘systematic’ intolerance Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The latest report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom across the world deteriorated in 2015. According to... Read more
14d
ABC 7 El Paso
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'isto a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatmen
U.S. slams Iran for '08 arrests of Baha'is
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 days ago
to a report by Fars News Agency. U.S. agency sounds alarm over Iran's treatment of Baha'is Robert George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Katrina Lantos Swett, a USCIRF commissioner, co-wrote a column for... Read more
16 related stories
15d
The Huffington Post
Panic About Transgender People In Bathrooms Echoes Logic On Racial Segregationpublic restrooms. Jump back to 1961, for example, to a report that the Louisia
Panic About Transgender People In Bathrooms Echoes Logic On Racial Segregation
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
public restrooms. Jump back to 1961, for example, to a report that the Louisiana State Advisory Committee issued to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. It details the chaos of desegregation in the state, and highlights what critics at the time... Read more
16d
The Hindu
South Block in the shade: Suhasini Haidar writes on Modi's foreign policyprotesters, Uyghurs and Tibetan activists in exile, European and American human
South Block in the shade: Suhasini Haidar writes on Modi's foreign policy
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
protesters, Uyghurs and Tibetan activists in exile, European and American human rights activists, including one from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom hitherto denied a visa to India. A planned gathering of this sort in any... Read more
16d
The Jacksonville Daily News
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobiareported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before off
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
reported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before officials began counting ballots on Friday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2016 Annual Report stating that rising anti-Islamic sentiment... Read more
5 related stories
16d
Peoria Journal Star
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobiaafter the Paris terrorist attacks in November." Several days before officials
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
after the Paris terrorist attacks in November." Several days before officials began counting ballots on Friday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2016 Annual Report stating that rising anti-Islamic sentiment... Read more
5 related stories
16d
Kinston Free Press
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobiareported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before off
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
reported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before officials began counting ballots on Friday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2016 Annual Report stating that rising anti-Islamic sentiment... Read more
5 related stories
16d
Northwest Florida Daily News
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobiareported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before off
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
reported after the Paris terrorist attacks in November."Several days before officials began counting ballots on Friday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2016 Annual Report stating that rising anti-Islamic sentiment... Read more
5 related stories
17d
The News & Observer
In North Carolina, a cry for coal-ash reliefa town hall meeting in North Carolina last month, an N.C. Central University st
In North Carolina, a cry for coal-ash relief
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
a town hall meeting in North Carolina last month, an N.C. Central University student from Stokes County told members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and its N.C. Advisory Committee that not one person in her immediate family has been cancer... Read more
18d
Deseret News
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobiaafter the Paris terrorist attacks in November." Several days before officials
London elects first Muslim mayor as Europe struggles with Islamophobia
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
after the Paris terrorist attacks in November." Several days before officials began counting ballots on Friday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2016 Annual Report stating that rising anti-Islamic sentiment... Read more
5 related stories
18d
Church Central
On religious freedom, “good news was scarce, but there may be hope”freedom remains under ‘serious and sustained assault’ around the globe, accordi
On religious freedom, “good news was scarce, but there may be hope”
Church Central / Posted 18 days ago
freedom remains under ‘serious and sustained assault’ around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom” and an official remarked that “at best, in most of the countries we... Read more
20d
KPBS San Diego
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistanhas formally designated Tajikistan as a "country of particular concern" with re
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistan
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
has formally designated Tajikistan as a "country of particular concern" with respect to religious freedom, as part of the U.S. Commission on International Religious freedom annual report. State Department Spokesperson John Kirby was quick to... Read more
20d
New Bern Sun Journal
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minoritieson the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the wor
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minorities
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 20 days ago
on the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the world, which were outlined this week in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.The report highlighted how the refugee crisis in the... Read more
3 related stories
20d
Kinston Free Press
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minoritieson the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the wor
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minorities
Kinston Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
on the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the world, which were outlined this week in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.The report highlighted how the refugee crisis in the... Read more
3 related stories
20d
Northwest Florida Daily News
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minoritieson the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the wor
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, many worry about violence against religious minorities
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
on the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the world, which were outlined this week in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.The report highlighted how the refugee crisis in the... Read more
3 related stories
20d
KERA North Texas
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistanhas formally designated Tajikistan as a "country of particular concern" with re
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistan
KERA North Texas / Posted 20 days ago
has formally designated Tajikistan as a "country of particular concern" with respect to religious freedom, as part of the U.S. Commission on International Religious freedom annual report. State Department Spokesperson John Kirby was quick to... Read more
22d
Deseret News
India rejects US religious freedom reportparty. By contrast, leaders of the country’s Christian and Muslim minorities w
India rejects US religious freedom report
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
party. By contrast, leaders of the country’s Christian and Muslim minorities welcomed the findings of the report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, released on Monday (May 2) in Washington. In New Delhi, a foreign... Read more
22d
Raw Story
Black farmers are back and on the rise after a century in declineled to the loss of about 14 million acres of Black-owned rural land—an area nea
Black farmers are back and on the rise after a century in decline
Raw Story / Posted 22 days ago
led to the loss of about 14 million acres of Black-owned rural land—an area nearly the size of West Virginia. In 1982, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights extrapolated the statistics on land loss and predicted the extinction of the Black farmer by... Read more
22d
The Atlantic
Remaining Silent in the Face of Hateand hate on his behalf. When Ronald Reagan was endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan in
Remaining Silent in the Face of Hate
The Atlantic / Posted 22 days ago
and hate on his behalf. When Ronald Reagan was endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan in 1984, he made it clear in a letter to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that he despised the Klan and absolutely did not want its support. Reagan wrote in part, “The... Read more
More

People in this news