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Suzan Johnson Cook

Religious Freedom Ambassador Unexpectedly Resigning

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 10.17.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Suzan Johnson Cook, the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, will announce this week that sh...

Well-intentioned Interference and the Freedom of Religion

Kelsey Dallas | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
Kelsey Dallas

I recognize that it would be immoral as well as politically imprudent for Canada and the US. to remain silent in the face of religious freedom violations. But I think representatives need to leave their sense of diplomatic privilege at the door when meeting with troubled communities.

China Rejects U.S. Ambassador

Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion

China has snubbed the U.S. religious freedom envoy, refusing to meet with her and denying her a visa to travel to China. Suzan Johnson Cook, the U....

Religious Freedom Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook Addresses United Nations

Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion

By Peter Kenny Religion News Service GENEVA (RNS) The Obama administration's new envoy for international religious freedom told a U.N. commission ...

Clinton Defends Religious Freedom Envoy

Posted 08.03.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her new ambassador-at-large for internat...

Senate Confirms Religious Freedom Ambassador

Posted 06.18.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) A New York minister will soon fill the Obama administration's long-vacant position to overse...

Why America Needs An Ambassador For Religious Liberty

Joseph K. Grieboski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joseph K. Grieboski

Nearly 1 billion people need a voice, and Suzan Johnson Cook is that voice. But since the president made his nomination, the Senate has put it on hold.

Redeeming the Obama Administration's Record on Religious Liberty

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Religious liberty is the first freedom. If governments will not protect this most basic liberty of conscience, they are unlikely to protect political or civil freedoms.

The Obama Administration's "Don't Care" Policy on Christian Persecution

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Blackwell

Will Americans of the future condemn us because we failed to heed the cry of the persecuted Christians around the world?