June 21, 2018

Global Uptick in Government Restrictions on Religion in 2016

Acknowledgments

This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation.

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals:       

Primary Researcher

Katayoun Kishi, Research Associate                                     

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research
Samirah Majumdar, Research Analyst
Juan Carlos Esparza Ochoa, Data Manager

Coders

Natalie Bloy, Margaret S. Hagen, Daniel Levin, Kate Randazzo and Madison H. Raubaugh

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Senior Editor
Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor
Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer

Communications and Web Publishing  

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital
Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer
Anna Schiller, Communications Manager
Jessica Pumphrey, Communications Associate

James Bell, vice president of global strategy at Pew Research Center, also provided research guidance.