Blog: Report: Religious freedom under attack around the world

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Egypt is one of those nations whose rhetoric about religious freedom sounds sweet to the ears, but where reality for Coptic Christians is a nightmare. Police look the other way as Coptic clergy are murdered and churches burned.

China has been on a church-closing rampage. They recently tore down 400 crosses in a bid to drive Christians underground.
Of course, the focus of religious intolerance is the Islamic State. The muted response by the West to the savage attacks on non-Muslims is shameful and must change.

The State Department should take the advice of the commission and expand the list of “countries of particular concern,” shining a light on these nations that persecute Christians and others.

Source: Blog: Report: Religious freedom under attack around the world

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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