USCIRF Marks 25th Anniversary of International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

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The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) holds an event at 3 p.m. ET on Oct. 23 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA).


Opening Remarks
Abraham Cooper, Chair, USCIRF
Frederick A. Davie, Vice Chair, USCIRF

Congressional Remarks
All Members of Congress are invited to speak.
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY)
Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT)

Panel I – A Retrospective and Prospective Look on IRFA’s Passage
Frank Wolf, Commissioner, USCIRF
Former Senator Don Nickles
Former Senator Joe Lieberman

Panel II – Raising Awareness of Religious Prisoners of Conscience Through Frank R. Wolf FoRB Victims List and TLHRC Defending Freedoms Project
Frank Wolf, Commissioner, USCIRF; Former Co-Chair, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC)
Panelists will be added upon confirmation

Panel III – USCIRF’s Key Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities
USCIRF Commissioners and Staff

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