Pursuant to section 408(a) of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of State, under authority delegated by the President, has re-designated the following countries as “countries of particular concern” under section 402(b) of the Act for having engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom: Burma, China, Iran, Iraq, Sudan.Start Signature
Dated: April 16, 2001.
Thomas F. Farr,
Office Director for International Religious Freedom, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 01-10833 Filed 4-30-01; 8:45 am]
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