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2009 Report on International Religious Freedom


Preface, Introduction, and Executive Summary
-10/26/09   Preface
-10/26/09   Introduction
-10/26/09   Executive Summary

Africa
-10/26/09   Angola
-10/26/09   Angola [Portuguese]  [70 Kb]
-10/26/09   Benin
-10/26/09   Benin [French]  [62 Kb]
-10/26/09   Botswana
-10/26/09   Burkina Faso
-10/26/09   Burkina Faso [French]  [83 Kb]
-10/26/09   Burundi
-10/26/09   Burundi [French]  [52 Kb]
-10/26/09   Cameroon
-10/26/09   Cape Verde
-10/26/09   Central African Republic
-10/26/09   Central African Republic [French]  [47 Kb]
-10/26/09   Chad
-10/26/09   Chad [French]  [1352 Kb]
-10/26/09   Comoros
-10/26/09   Comoros [French]  [63 Kb]
-10/26/09   Congo, Democratic Republic of the
-10/26/09   Congo, Democratic Republic of the [French]  [59 Kb]
-10/26/09   Congo, Republic of the
-10/26/09   Congo, Republic of the [French]  [220 Kb]
-10/26/09   Cote d'Ivoire 
-10/26/09   Cote d'Ivoire [French]  [93 Kb]  
-10/26/09   Djibouti
-10/26/09   Djibouti [French]  [125 Kb]
-10/26/09   Equatorial Guinea
-10/26/09   Eritrea
-10/26/09   Eritrea [Arabic]  [2494 Kb]
-10/26/09   Ethiopia
-10/26/09   Ethiopia [Amharic]  [473 Kb]
-10/26/09   Gabon
-10/26/09   Gabon [French]  [76 Kb]
-10/26/09   Gambia, The
-10/26/09   Ghana
-10/26/09   Guinea
-10/26/09   Guinea-Bissau
-10/26/09   Kenya
-10/26/09   Lesotho
-10/26/09   Liberia
-10/26/09   Madagascar
-10/26/09   Madagascar [French]  [63 Kb]
-10/26/09   Madagascar [Malagasy]  [63 Kb]
-10/26/09   Malawi
-10/26/09   Mali
-10/26/09   Mali [French]  [51 Kb]
-10/26/09   Mauritania
-10/26/09   Mauritania [Arabic]  [678 Kb]
-10/26/09   Mauritius
-10/26/09   Mozambique
-10/26/09   Mozambique [Portuguese]  [98 Kb]
-10/26/09   Namibia
-10/26/09   Niger
-10/26/09   Niger [French]  [64 Kb]
-10/26/09   Nigeria
-10/26/09   Rwanda
-10/26/09   Sao Tome and Principe
-10/26/09   Senegal
-10/26/09   Senegal [French]  [301 Kb]
-10/26/09   Seychelles
-10/26/09   Sierra Leone
-10/26/09   Somalia
-10/26/09   South Africa
-10/26/09   Sudan
-10/26/09   Sudan [Arabic]  [1655 Kb]
-10/26/09   Swaziland
-10/26/09   Tanzania
-10/26/09   Togo
-10/26/09   Uganda
-10/26/09   Zambia
-10/26/09   Zimbabwe

East Asia and Pacific
-10/26/09   Australia
-10/26/09   Brunei
-10/26/09   Burma
-10/26/09   Burma [Burmese]  [135 Kb]
-10/26/09   Cambodia
-10/26/09   Cambodia [Khmer]  [232 Kb]
-10/26/09   China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, Macau) 
-10/26/09   China - Tibet [Tibetan]  [246 Kb]  
-10/26/09   China [Chinese]  [861 Kb]
-10/26/09   China [Uighur]  [263 Kb]
-10/26/09   Fiji
-10/26/09   Hong Kong [Chinese]  [500 Kb]
-10/26/09   Indonesia
-10/26/09   Indonesia [Indonesian]  [430 Kb]
-10/26/09   Japan
-10/26/09   Japan [Japanese]  [165 Kb]
-10/26/09   Kiribati
-10/26/09   Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
-10/26/09   Korea, Democratic People's Republic of [Korean]  [353 Kb]
-10/26/09   Korea, Republic of
-10/26/09   Korea, Republic of [Korean]  [212 Kb]
-10/26/09   Laos
-10/26/09   Laos [Lao]  [355 Kb]
-10/26/09   Macau [Chinese]  [374 Kb]  
-10/26/09   Malaysia
-10/26/09   Marshall Islands
-10/26/09   Marshall Islands [Marshallese]  [58 Kb]
-10/26/09   Micronesia, Federated States of
-10/26/09   Mongolia
-10/26/09   Mongolia [Mongolian]  [93 Kb]
-10/26/09   Nauru
-10/26/09   New Zealand
-10/26/09   Palau
-10/26/09   Papua New Guinea
-10/26/09   Philippines
-10/26/09   Samoa
-10/26/09   Singapore
-10/26/09   Solomon Islands
-10/26/09   Taiwan
-10/26/09   Taiwan [Chinese]  [396 Kb]
-10/26/09   Thailand
-10/26/09   Thailand [Thai]  [5540 Kb]
-10/26/09   Timor-Leste
-10/26/09   Tonga
-10/26/09   Tuvalu
-10/26/09   Vanuatu
-10/26/09   Vietnam
-10/26/09   Vietnam [Vietnamese]  [659 Kb]

Europe and Eurasia
-10/26/09   Albania
-10/26/09   Albania [Albanian]  [72 Kb]
-10/26/09   Andorra
-10/26/09   Armenia
-10/26/09   Armenia [Armenian]  [104 Kb]
-10/26/09   Austria
-10/26/09   Austria [German]  [124 Kb]
-10/26/09   Azerbaijan
-10/26/09   Azerbaijan [Azerbaijani]  [350 Kb]
-10/26/09   Belarus
-10/26/09   Belarus [Belarusian]  [153 Kb]
-10/26/09   Belarus [Russian]  [150 Kb]
-10/26/09   Belgium
-10/26/09   Belgium [Dutch]  [105 Kb]
-10/26/09   Belgium [French]  [127 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bosnia and Herzegovina
-10/26/09   Bosnia and Herzegovina [Serbocroation]  [97 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bulgaria
-10/26/09   Bulgaria [Bulgarian]  [150 Kb]
-10/26/09   Croatia
-10/26/09   Croatia [Croation]  [91 Kb]
-10/26/09   Cyprus
-10/26/09   Czech Republic
-10/26/09   Czech Republic [Czech]  [259 Kb]
-10/26/09   Denmark
-10/26/09   Estonia
-10/26/09   Estonia [Estonian]  [45 Kb]
-10/26/09   Estonia [Russian]  [103 Kb]
-10/26/09   Finland
-10/26/09   France
-10/26/09   France [French]  [188 Kb]
-10/26/09   Georgia
-10/26/09   Georgia [Georgian]  [143 Kb]
-10/26/09   Germany
-10/26/09   Germany [German]  [52 Kb]
-10/26/09   Greece
-10/26/09   Greece [Greek]  [328 Kb]
-10/26/09   Hungary
-10/26/09   Hungary [Hungarian]  [183 Kb]
-10/26/09   Iceland
-10/26/09   Ireland
-10/26/09   Italy
-10/26/09   Italy [Italian]  [86 Kb]
-10/26/09   Kosovo
-10/26/09   Kosovo [Albanian]  [70 Kb]
-10/26/09   Kosovo [Serbian]  [117 Kb]
-10/26/09   Latvia
-10/26/09   Latvia [Latvian]  [140 Kb]
-10/26/09   Liechtenstein
-10/26/09   Liechtenstein [German]  [49 Kb]
-10/26/09   Lithuania
-10/26/09   Lithuania [Lithuanian]  [126 Kb]
-10/26/09   Luxembourg
-10/26/09   Macedonia
-10/26/09   Macedonia [Albanian]  [61 Kb]
-10/26/09   Macedonia [Macedonian]  [104 Kb]
-10/26/09   Malta
-10/26/09   Malta [Maltese]  [78 Kb]
-10/26/09   Moldova
-10/26/09   Moldova [Romanian]  [187 Kb]
-10/26/09   Moldova [Russian]
-10/26/09   Monaco
-10/26/09   Montenegro
-10/26/09   Montenegro [Montenegrin]  [65 Kb]
-10/26/09   Netherlands
-10/26/09   Norway
-10/26/09   Poland
-10/26/09   Poland [Polish]  [137 Kb]
-10/26/09   Portugal
-10/26/09   Portugal [Portuguese]  [68 Kb]
-10/26/09   Romania
-10/26/09   Romania [Romanian]  [122 Kb]
-10/26/09   Russia
-10/26/09   Russia [Russian]  [258 Kb]
-10/26/09   San Marino
-10/26/09   Serbia
-10/26/09   Serbia [Serbian]  [184 Kb]
-10/26/09   Slovak Republic
-10/26/09   Slovak Republic [Slovak]  [110 Kb]
-10/26/09   Slovenia
-10/26/09   Slovenia [Slovenian]  [63 Kb]
-10/26/09   Spain
-10/26/09   Spain [Spanish]  [180 Kb]
-10/26/09   Sweden
-10/26/09   Switzerland
-10/26/09   Switzerland [German]  [62 Kb]
-10/26/09   Turkey
-10/26/09   Turkey [Turkish]  [153 Kb]
-10/26/09   Ukraine
-10/26/09   Ukraine [Ukranian]  [197 Kb]
-10/26/09   United Kingdom

Near East and North Africa
-10/26/09   Algeria
-10/26/09   Algeria [Arabic]  [2896 Kb]
-10/26/09   Algeria [French]  [114 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bahrain
-10/26/09   Bahrain [Arabic]  [1965 Kb]
-10/26/09   Egypt
-10/26/09   Egypt [Arabic]  [8369 Kb]
-10/26/09   Iran
-10/26/09   Iran [Persian]  [4233 Kb]
-10/26/09   Iraq
-10/26/09   Iraq [Arabic]  [5173 Kb]
-10/26/09   Israel [Arabic]  [5092 Kb]
-10/26/09   Israel [Hebrew]  [2578 Kb]
-10/26/09   Israel and the occupied territories
-10/26/09   Jordan
-10/26/09   Jordan [Arabic]  [3492 Kb]
-10/26/09   Kuwait
-10/26/09   Kuwait [Arabic]  [2516 Kb]
-10/26/09   Lebanon
-10/26/09   Lebanon [Arabic]  [1797 Kb]
-10/26/09   Libya
-10/26/09   Libya [Arabic]  [123 Kb]
-10/26/09   Morocco
-10/26/09   Morocco [Arabic]  [2673 Kb]
-10/26/09   Morocco [French]  [117 Kb]
-10/26/09   Occupied Territories [Arabic]  [3215 Kb]
-10/26/09   Occupied Territories [Hebrew]  [1886 Kb]
-10/26/09   Oman
-10/26/09   Oman [Arabic]  [1551 Kb]
-10/26/09   Qatar
-10/26/09   Qatar [Arabic]  [695 Kb]
-10/26/09   Saudi Arabia
-10/26/09   Saudi Arabia [Arabic]  [6945 Kb]
-10/26/09   Syria
-10/26/09   Syria [Arabic]  [2760 Kb]
-10/26/09   Tunisia
-10/26/09   Tunisia [Arabic]  [1580 Kb]
-10/26/09   Tunisia [French]  [72 Kb]
-10/26/09   United Arab Emirates
-10/26/09   United Arab Emirates [Arabic]  [1950 Kb]
-10/26/09   Western Sahara
-10/26/09   Western Sahara [Arabic]  [274 Kb]
-10/26/09   Western Sahara [French]  [47 Kb]
-10/26/09   Yemen
-10/26/09   Yemen [Arabic]  [2053 Kb]

South and Central Asia
-10/26/09   Afghanistan
-10/26/09   Afghanistan [Dari]  [4073 Kb]
-10/26/09   Afghanistn [Pashto]  [6860 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bangladesh
-10/26/09   Bangladesh [Bengali]  [147 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bhutan
-10/26/09   India
-10/26/09   Kazakhstan
-10/26/09   Kazakhstan [Russian]  [156 Kb]
-10/26/09   Kyrgyz Republic
-10/26/09   Kyrgyz Republic [Russian]  [370 Kb]
-10/26/09   Maldives
-10/26/09   Nepal
-10/26/09   Nepal [Nepali]  [75 Kb]
-10/26/09   Pakistan
-10/26/09   Pakistan [Urdu]  [8914 Kb]
-10/26/09   Sri Lanka
-10/26/09   Sri Lanka [Sinhala]  [106 Kb]
-10/26/09   Sri Lanka [Tamil]  [168 Kb]
-10/26/09   Tajikistan
-10/26/09   Tajikistan [Russian]  [211 Kb]
-10/26/09   Turkmenistan
-10/26/09   Turkmenistan [Russian]  [199 Kb]
-10/26/09   Turkmenistan [Turkmen]  [171 Kb]
-10/26/09   Uzbekistan
-10/26/09   Uzbekistan [Uzbek]  [251 Kb]

Western Hemisphere
-10/26/09   Antigua and Barbuda
-10/26/09   Argentina
-10/26/09   Argentina [Spanish]  [169 Kb]
-10/26/09   Bahamas
-10/26/09   Barbados
-10/26/09   Belize
-10/26/09   Bolivia
-10/26/09   Bolivia [Spanish]  [53 Kb]
-10/26/09   Brazil
-10/26/09   Brazil [Portuguese]  [98 Kb]
-10/26/09   Canada
-10/26/09   Canada [French]  [98 Kb]
-10/26/09   Chile
-10/26/09   Chile [Spanish]  [49 Kb]
-10/26/09   Colombia
-10/26/09   Colombia [Spanish]  [118 Kb]
-10/26/09   Costa Rica
-10/26/09   Costa Rica [Spanish]  [70 Kb]
-10/26/09   Cuba
-10/26/09   Cuba [Spanish]  [179 Kb]
-10/26/09   Dominica
-10/26/09   Dominican Republic
-10/26/09   Dominican Republic [Spanish]  [16 Kb]
-10/26/09   Ecuador
-10/26/09   Ecuador [Spanish]  [65 Kb]
-10/26/09   El Salvador
-10/26/09   El Salvador [Spanish]  [91 Kb]
-10/26/09   Grenada
-10/26/09   Guatemala
-10/26/09   Guatemala [Spanish]  [163 Kb]
-10/26/09   Guyana
-10/26/09   Haiti
-10/26/09   Haiti [French]  [319 Kb]
-10/26/09   Honduras
-10/26/09   Honduras [Spanish]  [15 Kb]
-10/26/09   Jamaica
-10/26/09   Mexico
-10/26/09   Mexico [Spanish]  [65 Kb]
-10/26/09   Nicaragua
-10/26/09   Nicaragua [Spanish]  [133 Kb]
-10/26/09   Panama
-10/26/09   Panama [Spanish]  [73 Kb]
-10/26/09   Paraguay
-10/26/09   Paraguay [Spanish]  [55 Kb]
-10/26/09   Peru
-10/26/09   Peru [Spanish]  [63 Kb]
-10/26/09   St. Kitts and Nevis
-10/26/09   St. Lucia
-10/26/09   St. Vincent and the Grenadines
-10/26/09   Suriname
-10/26/09   Suriname [Dutch]  [16 Kb]
-10/26/09   Trinidad and Tobago
-10/26/09   Uruguay
-10/26/09   Uruguay [Spanish]  [45 Kb]
-10/26/09   Venezuela
-10/26/09   Venezuela [Spanish]  [71 Kb]

Appendices
-10/26/09   Appendix A: Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-10/26/09   Appendix B: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
-10/26/09   Appendix C: The Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief
-10/26/09   Appendix D: Regional Organizations' Religious Freedom Commitments
-10/26/09   Appendix E: Training at the Foreign Service Institute Related to the International Religious Freedom Act
-10/26/09   Appendix F: Department of Homeland Security and the International Religious Freedom Act
-10/26/09   Appendix G: Overview of U.S. Refugee Policy

Related Material
-10/26/09   Briefing on the Release of the 2009 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-10/26/09  Annual Report on International Religious Freedom ;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/26/09  Remarks on the Release of the 2009 Annual Report on International Religious;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC


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