The USCIRF has published online its 2016 annual report. The full pdf is here.
The USCIRF recommends that the following countries be redesignated as "Countries of Particular Concern" (CPCs): Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
The USCIRF also recommends that the following should now be designated as CPCs: Central African Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.
A number of other countries and regions experienced serious religious freedom violations: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, the Horn of Africa, and Western Europe.