Arielle Del Turco

Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty

Arielle Del Turco serves as Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council, where she is responsible for international religious freedom policy and advocacy efforts. Through research and analysis, she helps craft effective policy solutions and coordinates FRC's advocacy on international religious freedom. Arielle's work has appeared in USA Today, RealClearPolitics, National Review, The Federalist, Jerusalem Post, Washington Examiner, The National Interest, The American Conservative, and Townhall. She has conducted a number of media interviews on international religious freedom, and has herself interviewed key advocates and victims of persecution. She holds a master's degree in Government with an emphasis in International Relations from Regent University, as well as a bachelor's degree in Politics and History.


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Why Taiwan Matters

China's New Missiles Could Signal a New Arms Race

Apple Enables China's War on Faith in Its App Store

A Chinese House Church Is Under Threat, and the United States Can Help

Pew Finds High Rate of Global Restrictions on Religion

What Does the Future Hold for the Pro-life Movement in Mexico?

Google's Hypocrisy on Free Speech and Human Rights, at Home and Abroad

China Must Stop Sending North Korean Defectors Back into Grave Danger

Speaking Up for Those Who Can't

Ron Estes, Mike Berry, Jerry Boykin, Arielle Del Turco, Meg Kilgannon

Biden's U.N. Speech Falls Flat

The UK Is at a Crossroads of Conscience Concerning Assisted Suicide

Biden Wants Us to Forget about Afghanistan. We Must Not.

The Taliban Ends Women's Sports in Afghanistan

After Biden Abandoned Afghan Women, His "Women's Rights" Rhetoric Rings Hollow

IRF 101: Perils for Christians in India

Is Religious Freedom a Matter a National Security?

The Country Where "Missionary" Is a Curse Word

Taliban Takeover Brings New Hardships for Afghan Women

America Failed Afghanistan. Now It Must Stand By Taiwan.

Explainer: What the Taliban Takeover Means for Afghan Believers

5 Ways to Pray for the People of Afghanistan

"They Need a Miracle": Pray for the People of Afghanistan

IRF 101: Ongoing Terror Against Christians in Nigeria

Let's Avoid the Temptation to Brush Aside Attacks on Canadian Churches

Kim Jong Un's War On K-Pop Is A Sign Of North Korea's True Weakness

Inside a Chinese Internment Camp

'They Need Our Faith'

Promoting Religious Freedom Even When the Government Doesn't

In Pakistan, Economic Pressure Can Make a Difference for Persecuted Christians

Britney Spears and Uyghur Women Share a Terrible Burden

CCP Celebrates 100 Years of Persecution

With the End of Apple Daily, Hong Kong's Freedoms Take Another Blow

Southern Baptist Convention Takes Principled Stands for Truth

Southern Baptists Stand With Uyghur Muslims Against Atrocities

Protecting Religious Freedom in the Culture and the Courtroom

Biden must help fleeing Chinese Christians

How You Can Advance International Religious Freedom: A Guide to Taking Action

Tweeting a Bible Verse Should Never Result in Jail Time

Terror by Night: The Burkina Faso Nightmare

As China Crushes Dissent, the Legacy of Tiananmen Square Lives On

Kat Cammack, Arielle Del Turco, Elizabeth Woning, David Closson

Don't Mistake China's Three-Child Policy For Liberalization

Kim Jong Un Encourages Workers to Maintain "Communist Faith"

China's Top Experts, Cheap Goods, and a Culture of Death

Three Reasons Congress Should Embrace International Religious Freedom

Courageous Faith in China's Early Rain Church

California's Persecution of Churches Comes to a Screeching Halt

4 Reasons Why the Founders Valued Religious Freedom

Population Isn't All That China Loses with Its One-Child Policy

Beijing's War on the Bible

On the National Day of Prayer, Let's Pray for Religious Freedom

Why International Religious Freedom Is Important to the Work of USAID

Religious Freedom is a Matter of Human Dignity

On Thursday's National Day of Prayer, We Should Remember the Words of Abraham Lincoln

South Korea Should Expand Free Speech on the Peninsula, Not Reduce It

China's 'Sinicization' Plan Will Not Bring Down the Church

U.S. Commission Calls out World's Worst Religious Freedom Violators

Clarence Henderson, Arielle Del Turco, Bob Good, Owen Strachan

American Dollars Should Have No Part In China's Forced Sterilizations

4 Tips for Praying for the Persecuted

Why Is Religious Freedom So Uniquely Important?

Chris Mitchell, Arielle Del Turco, Ryan Tucker, David Closson

Yet Another Christian Teenager in Pakistan is Trapped in a Forced Marriage. It's Time to Act.

Combatting Forced Marriage of Young Women in Pakistan

Hong Kong Has Gone Dark

Here's How Biden Can Get Tough On China's Muslim Genocide

Religious Persecution Fuels Forced Marriage and Human Trafficking

Is Democracy Dead in Hong Kong?

New Report Confirms China's Genocide. It's Time to Get American Companies Out of Xinjiang.

How the United States Can Address China's Uyghur Genocide

These Days, Anything Can Get You Canceled -- Except Genocide

IRF 101: Pakistan Is Captive to Islamist Mob Rule

8 Powerful Books That Demonstrate the Importance of Religious Freedom

IRF 101: In Turkey, Authoritarianism and Islamization Are Squeezing Out Christians

America Must Disentangle Itself From China

Biden Admits He's Just Paying Lip Service to China on Human Rights

Is Biden Going Soft on China?

Now That 'America Is Back,' What Is Our Foreign Policy?

"The Holy Spirit Will Be Working": Despite Persecution, Hong Kong Christians Remain Hopeful

Targeting the Vulnerable: Euthanasia in Nazi Germany

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: We must confront today's antisemitism

Will Biden Stand up to China's Genocide?

Biden must follow through on the State Department's China genocide declaration

10 Facts About Global Religious Persecution From the 2021 World Watch List

10 Facts about Persecution from the 2021 World Watch List

When Dealing With North Korea, Human Rights Must Take Priority

North Korea: The World's Foremost Violator of Religious Freedom

Signs of Hope for Religious Freedom in Sudan, But Concerns Remain

Hope for Freedom Fades in Hong Kong

In This New Year, Let's Be Attentive To Those Persecuted for Their Faith

The World Should Have No Place for Blasphemy Laws

In America, Churches May Be Closed On Christmas, But In Pakistan, They May Be Bombed

Remembering Persecuted Christians at Christmas

3 Things the U.S. Can Do to End Blasphemy Laws Around the World

China's Bride Trafficking Problem

In China, Almost Half a Million Souls Are Being Forced to Pick Cotton

3 Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in China This Year

Religious Freedom in China: The History, Current Challenges, and the Proper Response to a Human Rights Crisis

Jay Richards, John Cribb, Arielle Del Turco, David Closson

4 Disturbing Trends in Religious Freedom Worldwide

The Trump Administration's Laudable 'Tough on China' Legacy

Amidst Election Uncertainties, the State Department Continues to Press for Human Rights

Standing With France, and Free Speech, After Terror Attack

Please Pray With Us for Persecuted Christians Around the World

China To Christians: We're Rewriting The Bible, And You'll Use It Or Else

The NBA's Airball on Human Rights

The Courage and Faith of Hong Kong Freedom Fighter Jimmy Lai

The Long Arm of the Chinese Communist Party

House Takes Aim at China's Forced Labor Program

Why All Christians Should Care About International Religious Freedom

DHS Puts U.S. Companies on Notice: No More China Slave Labor

Russia's Quiet Persecution of Religion

Mulan Rouge: Disney Film Betrays a Shade of Red China

In North Korea, the Choice to Be a Christian Can Be Fatal

International Religious Freedom: What It Is and Why You Should Care

Pakistan's Religious Discrimination Harms Young Girls the Most

Make an atrocity determination about China's treatment of Uighurs

China Helps North Korea Treat Women In Unspeakably Horrific Ways

Hong Kong freedom lovers deserve global support against Chinese Communist Party's new Red Terror

China Sanctions U.S. Congressmen, Again

USAID Does a World of Good for Religious Freedom

Remembering ISIS' Yazidi Genocide, Six Years Later

Frank Wolf, Faith McDonnell, Mariam Ibraheem, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

Debbie Lesko, David Closson, Arielle Del Turco, Jarrett Stepman

An Open-Air Prison No One Can Escape

Stop The Lip Service On Uyghur Forced Labor

Christians Rejoice as Sudan Moves Toward Embracing Religious Freedom

3 Ways The United States Can Still Support Hong Kong's Freedom

Banned from China: The Best Compliment a Senator Can Get

Cruz, Rubio, and Smith Are Banned From China

Vicky Hartzler, Bernie Kerik, Jeff Sessions, David Harsanyi, Arielle Del Turco

The U.S. Just Sanctioned the Mastermind Behind the Uyghur Crackdown

China Is About to Clamp Down on Hong Kong

'We Can't Do Anything, No One Does Anything for Us'

Religious persecution is engulfing the world

An American Pastor was Finally Released from India. Hostility to Christians is Still on the Rise.

Pompeo Warns of a 'Great Darkness' over Parts of the World

Cheryl Chumley, Barbara Ehardt, Arielle Del Turco, Hans von Spakovsky

Shelled and Sheltering, Syria's Christians Wait for Help

Chinese Churches Can Reopen... If They Preach Party Doctrine

We Must Never Forget the Tiananmen Square Massacre

We Must Never Forget the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Congress Addresses Chinese Atrocities

Iran Sends More Christians to Prison

The End of Hong Kong as We Know It?

A "Blasphemous" Text Put a Pakistani Couple on Death Row. They're Illiterate.

One Christian Family's Story of Unending Persecution in India

For its Most Filthy and Dangerous Jobs, Pakistan Prefers Christians

National Day of Prayer: Remembering Those Suffering Worldwide for Their Faith

Christians Met in a Private Chinese Home. Dozens of Officers Shut it Down.

New Report Reveals Rising Hostility to Religion in China

Tony Perkins, Arielle Del Turco, Lela Gilbert

How to Learn More About the Plight of North Koreans

USCIRF is Right to Call Out India's Religious Freedom Violations

How You Can Pray for North Korea and its Persecuted Christians

Umpiring Religious Freedom Worldwide: USCIRF's 2020 Report

Tony Perkins, Arielle Del Turco, Lela Gilbert, Travis Weber

What's Next for North Korea's Christians?

Why We Remember the Armenian Genocide

Religious Freedom Concerns in India Rise Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Steve Scalise, Brent Keilen, Arielle Del Turco, David Closson

COVID-19 Poses Yet Another Grave Threat to North Korea's Christians

The Pandemic and the Persecuted

This Easter, Christians Worldwide Are Fighting Not Just COVID-19 But Persecution Too

China Keeps Suppressing Religion While Squelching Truth About COVID-19

What American Christians can learn from the Chinese church in coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus, Iran, and the Persecuted Church

Kevin Brady, Den Trumbull, Frank Wolf, Ethan Gutmann, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

Wave Of Violence Should Prompt U.S. To Urge Religious Freedom In India

India's Religious Freedom Problems: Will Modi Address Them?

China Uses Coronavirus to Oppress Religious Minorities

Arielle Del Turco, Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty

The Atrocity of Forced Marriage in Pakistan

Jill Stanek, Dan Gainor, Michelle Cretella, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

Pakistan religious discrimination is enabling human trafficking

Remembering the Holocaust Amid Rising Anti-Semitism

The Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism Can't Be Ignored

Entering the New Year, Religious Minorities Across the Globe Face an Uncertain Future

For Some Christians Around the World, Celebrating Christmas is Dangerous

When Expressing Your Religious Beliefs Is a Crime

Barry Loudermilk, Addia Wuchner, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

As Uyghurs Disappear in China, Officials Offer Scripted Excuses

The Beijing Games over Hong Kong

Why Christians must care about the international persecuted church

Turkey Is Accused of War Crimes in Syria. Here Are Three Questions Trump Should Ask Erdogan.

When Erdogan Visits the U.S., He Has Some Explaining to Do

Say a prayer for the most persecuted

Tension Rising in Hong Kong

Death Comes to Northeast Syria: The Human Cost of Trump's Withdrawal of Forces

Four Ways President Trump Can Make Religious Freedom Great Again at the UN

Senate Condemns China's Abuses Against Religious Minorities

Religious Freedom Is at Stake in Hong Kong. We Must Not Look the Other Way.

Pakistan's "Blasphemy" Laws are Killing Religious Minorities. 72 Other Countries Are Following Suit.

The State Department's Ministerial on Religious Freedom is Over. Now What?

World Leaders Shamelessly Deny Religious Freedom Violations in Their Countries

The US is speaking out on religious persecution, and the world is taking notice

Congress Aims to Address China's Atrocities against Religious Minorities

State Department's New Commission Set to Expose Human Rights Abusers

Dilshat Perhat Ataman: A Prisoner of Conscience in China

A Survivor of China's "Re-education" Camps Exposes Atrocities in Xinjiang

30 Years After the Tiananmen Square Massacre, China Still Oppresses Its People

With Modi's Reelection, India's Religious Minorities Remain Under Threat

China is Trafficking the Organs of Religious Minorities

China Continues to Oppress the Uyghurs. Our Trade Talks Can Be a Platform for Change.

Asia Bibi Is Finally Free!

UK Report: 80 Percent of World's Persecuted Religious Believers Are Christian

Will Asia Bibi Be Forgotten?

Alfie Evans and the Continued Influence of the Eugenics Movement

Why Religious Freedom Is a National Security Issue