The Fall of Religious Freedom

New global restrictions on religious liberty are putting it at its worst place in recent memory.

This article is from Issue 60: Nov/Dec 2012

Last year, the Arab Spring helped bring the full extent of the Middle East’s troubling restrictions on religious freedom to light. And recently, those revelations were brought into even broader perspective through a study conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life, which rated most of the Arab Spring countries as “high or very high” concerning government-imposed religious restrictions.

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