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Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion


This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world.

Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This report was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts, which received support for the project from the John Templeton Foundation. This project/publication does not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals:

Primary Researcher

Peter Henne, Research Associate

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Juan Carlos Esparza Ochoa, Data Manager Katayoun Kishi, Research Associate Dennis R. Quinn, Research Assistant Claire Gecewicz, Research Assistant           Angelina E. Theodorou, Research Analyst

Coders Kady Arthur Elizabeth Dean Brittni Fine Sarah Kelly Brandan Martini Aryeh Mellman Piyusha Mittal Faraz Salahuddin Andrew Small

Editorial and Graphic Design

Sandra Stencel, Associate Director, Editorial Michael Lipka, Editor Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer Diana Yoo, Art Director

Communications and Web Publishing

Stacy Rosenberg, Digital Project Manager Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer Anna Schiller, Communications Manager Stefan S. Cornibert, Communications Associate

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