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Reg Reimer


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Reg Reimer is an expert on evangelical Protestant Christianity in Vietnam. While serving as a missionary to Vietnam from 1966 to 1975 and during more than 100 return trips since 1980, he has carefully documented political and social restrictions on religious freedom in the country, including acquiring and translating key documents concerning religious freedom, particularly in relation to Protestant churches. In 2000 he was invited to brief President Bill Clinton on the eve of his historic visit to Vietnam. Reimer later served as the first president of World Relief Canada; he also worked for the World Evangelical Alliance, National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka, and ;International Partnering Associates. He is the author of Vietnam’s Christians: A Century of Growth in Adversity (2011). Reimer was also a part of the Christianity and Freedom Project headed by the Berkley Center's Religious Freedom Project. He has a master's degree from Fuller Seminary.