Africa Celebrates International Religious Freedom Day


practice. The State Department’s recognition of International Religious Freedom Day today comes at a crucial time when the battle to defend the sanctity of human life is becoming more challenging in various regions. A recent report by the USCIRF reveals a concerning rise in the number of nations tightening restrictions on religious freedom, while ACN International’s 2023 Religious Freedom Report highlights an alarming increase in acts of religious persecution worldwide. Individuals continue to face targeted attacks, resource deprivation, and even loss of life solely based on their religious beliefs.