Secretary Kerry to Release Report on International Religious Freedom
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will release the 2014 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, in the Press Briefing Room at the U.S. Department of State.
Secretary Kerry will introduce the report. Ambassador At Large for Religious Freedom David Saperstein will give remarks and take questions.
The event will be open to the press and streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov. Follow on twitter at @StateDeptLive, @StateDept, @HumanRightsGov, using the hashtag #ReligiousFreedom, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stateDRL.
Remarks will be open to the press.
All press should be in the Press Briefing Room no later than 10:45 a.m.
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).
Instructions for embargoed access of the report will be available to members of the press only on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the State Department’s Press Office (Room 2109). The entire report is EMBARGOED until the end of the press briefing, at approximately 12:15 p.m. After the briefing, the report will be available to the public on 2009-2017.state.gov and www.humanrights.gov.
For further information, please contact the Press Office at 202-647-2492.