Monthly Archives: July 2012

US reports on religious kidnappings in Japan

Today the US State Department has published its annual International Religious Freedom Report. The Analysis contains a section on religious kidnappings and forced conversions in Japan. The HRWF Report (FOREF has previously published the findings of Human Rights Without Frontiers) … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Group – Restore Liberty as the Heart of Human Rights

Challenging international institutions and the human rights community, the Freedom Rights Project will document and analyse the inflation and dilution of human rights in international law, which has resulted in undermining the principle of human rights as liberty. A group … Continue reading

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AMERICA: ICSA annual conference on “sect issues”: a step towards dialogue rather than confrontation

HRWF (11.07.2012) – Between the 5th and 7th July, the “International Cultic Studies Association” (ICSA)* organized its annual conference in Montreal under the title “Manipulation and Victimization”. More than 100 workshops were held by a wide range of actors: sociologists … Continue reading

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Italy Established Observatory on Religious Freedom

Following the lead of the United States, Canada and other countries, Italy too has set up an Observatory on Religious Freedom to monitor and combat violations of religious freedom around the world, beginning with the areas at risk where religious … Continue reading

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