Pompeo issues declaration calling for world governments to prioritize religious freedom

Jul 27, 2018

By Max Greenwood

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rolled out a document on Thursday urging governments around the world to prioritize religious freedom, further elevating an issue that the Trump administration has pushed since last year.

The Potomac Declaration and an accompanying plan of action were released at the inaugural Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference in Washington, D.C.

The declaration states that “religious freedom is a far-reaching, universal, and profound human right that all peoples and nations of good will must defend around the globe.”

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One comment on “Pompeo issues declaration calling for world governments to prioritize religious freedom”

  • @OP – The declaration states that “religious freedom is a far-reaching, universal, and profound human right that all peoples and nations of good will must defend around the globe.”

    I see that one of America’s oily allies, and participant in one of Trump’ “GREAT arms deals”, is exercising it freedom to impose its theocracy on its people and defend its “right” to do so!

    https://www.richarddawkins.net/2018/07/sessions-announces-religious-liberty-task-force/#li-comment-233261

    Women must adhere to a strict dress code, be separated from unrelated men, and be accompanied by or receive written permission from a male guardian – usually a father, husband or brother – if they want to travel, work or access healthcare.



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