2012 Annual Report U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, 20 March 2012
USCIRF — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a federal government commission that monitors global religious freedom, released its 2012 Annual Report on 20 March 2012 and recommended that the Secretary of State name the following nations “countries of particular concern” or CPCs: Burma, China, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Iran, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
According to the USCIRF, in China conditions for Tibetan Buddhists and Uighur Muslims are the worst in decades and in the past year, Beijing has stepped up its crackdown on Protestants and Catholics.
The full report can be found here.