US Commission On International Religious Freedom

  • Narendra Modi shouldn't be granted visa, says US official August 16, 2013

    Washington: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should not be granted US visa "because of the very serious doubts that remain and that hang over Modi relative to his role in the horrific events of 2002 in Gujarat", said an official. Asked to comment on Modi's emergence as the de facto...
  • Watch: India slams report by US body on religious freedom August 13, 2009

    Whether Kandhamal in Orissa or the Gujarat riots of 2002, the Indian government's record in protecting its minorities is disappointing, says the latest report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. ...
  • US body on religious freedom puts India on watch list August 13, 2009

    Washington: The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has placed India on its "Watch List" for New Delhi's largely inadequate response in protecting its religious minorities. In a statement, USCIRF said India earned the Watch List designation due to the "disturbing increase" in communal violence against religious minorities specifically...