November 10, 2020

In 2018, Government Restrictions on Religion Reach Highest Level Globally in More Than a Decade

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

Samirah Majumdar, Research Associate                                            

Research Team

Virginia Villa, Research Assistant
Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research
Anne Fengyan Shi, Senior Researcher

Coders

Aidan Connaughton, Celia Commers, Justin Nortey, Katherine Bradshaw and Nicholas O. Kent

Editorial and Graphic Design

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

Communications and Web Publishing         

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital
Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer
Anna Schiller, Senior Communications Manager
Kelsey Beveridge, Communications Associate

Aidan Connaughton, research assistant, and Russell Maltempo, senior associate for technology solutions at The Pew Charitable Trusts, provided valuable assistance with the appendixes for this report.