Monthly Archives: November 2009

Swiss Sharply Criticized After Vote to Ban New Minarets – NYTimes.com

Swiss Sharply Criticized After Vote to Ban New Minarets By NICK CUMMING-BRUCEGENEVA — Switzerland’s political leaders faced a chorus of criticism at home and abroad on Monday over a ban on the construction of minarets that passed overwhelmingly by referendum … Continue reading

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USCIRF Questions Legitimacy of Kazakhstan’s OSCE Chairmanship

11/16/09: USCIRF Questions Legitimacy of Kazakhstan’s OSCE Chairmanship   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today (Nov. 16) questioned the legitimacy of the Kazakh chairmanship of the 56-nation Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe … Continue reading

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CHINA: USCIRF Recommendations for Obama Trip

11/10/09: CHINA: USCIRF Recommendations for Obama Trip USCIRF sent the following letter to President Obama Nov. 9, 2009: http://www.uscirf.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2818&Itemid=1 The President The White House Washington, DC Dear Mr. President: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom hopes your upcoming … Continue reading

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CHINA – Persecution of Falun Gong

CHINA Parsippany man says his daughter-in-law’s only crime is Falun Gong activism Eugene Paik The Star-Ledger (16.11.2009) / HRWF (18.11.2009) – Website: http://www.hrwf.net – Email: info@hrwf.net – What 80-year-old John Shen knows is this: His son is dead and his … Continue reading

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