Country of Particular Concern Current Affairs, GK & News
The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists in China, the ..
Topics: Azerbaijan • Bahrain • Burma • China • Country of Particular Concern • Cuba • Egypt • Hindu extremist groups • Indonesia • Iran • Iraq • Kazakhstan • Laos • Malaysia • North Korea • Pakistan • Religious freedom • Report on International Religious Freedom • Rohingya Muslims • Russia • Saudi Arabia • Syria • Tibetan Buddhists • Turkey • United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
Country of Particular Concern (CPC) is a designation by the United States Secretary of State (under authority delegated by the President) of a nation guilty of particularly severe violations of religious freedom under the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998 and its amendment of 1999. The term “particularly severe violations of religious freedom” means systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom. The ..
Topics: Countries • Country of Particular Concern • Current Affairs – February, 2018 • Freedom of religion • International Religious Freedom Act • Landlocked countries • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • Republics • Tajikistan • Turkmenistan • Uzbekistan