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People pray during a Catholic service outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong as they protest the extradition bill with China June 11, 2019. The U.S. State Department's report on international religious freedom, released Dec. 20, 2019, shows continued attacks and abuse by governments and societies against religious minorities in their respective countries such as Burma, China and Iran. (CNS/Reuters/Thomas Peter)