Government restrictions on religion and social hostilities related to religion decreased somewhat between 2013 and 2014, the second consecutive year of such declines.
The U.S. ranks in the middle range of the nearly 200 countries we analyzed to assess restrictions on religion and social hostilities toward religious groups.
There was an overall decline in social hostilities to religion in 2013, though harassment of Jews worldwide reached a high. These are five key takeaways from our religious restrictions report.
Power-sharing agreements aimed at resolving conflicts within countries between governments and insurgent groups have a mixed record of success, according to a new study.
The Yazidis who have been fleeing the advance of the Sunni militant group ISIS in Iraq are a religious group of uncertain numbers and a long history of persecution.
Though religious property damage by governments were most common in the Middle East-North Africa region, instances have occured in every region of the world.
Here’s a region-by-region look at where religious harassment takes place, and to which groups.