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2019 Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims that “everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.”  Throughout history, religious expression and people of faith have played important roles in our global community, promoting peace and tolerance.  As one of the first rights enshrined in the Constitution of the United States of America, ...
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Treasury Targets Iranian-Backed Hizballah Officials for Exploiting Lebanon’s Political and Financial System

Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated key Hizballah political and security figures leveraging their privileged positions to facilitate Hizballah’s malign agenda and do Iran’s bidding.  Specifically, OFAC designated Hizballah Members of Parliament Amin Sherri and Muhammad Hasan Ra’d, and Hizballah security official Wafiq Safa, for ...
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