Past year marked worst level of persecution in modern times

May 14, 2015

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently released its 2015 annual report. USCIRF chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett says the world is seeing "very grave assaults on fundamental religious freedom" reaching "unprecedented levels particularly in the Middle East with the violent attacks by ISIS." She outlines some of the human tragedies as a result of conflicts in which religion plays a key factor.

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