Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cake bakers fined for adhering to their beliefs about same-sex marriage, dawn of a new kind of discrimination?

___________________________ USA: Whatever Happened to Religious Freedom? By Roger Pilon ___________________________ Oregon/Washington D. C. , 13.07.2015 (WSJ) – With nationwide same-sex marriage now in its pocket, the gay-rights movement is turning quickly to the next item on its agenda: outlawing discrimination based … Continue reading

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Report for the OSCE Second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on FoRB, Fostering Mutual Respect and Understanding

___________________________ AUSTRIA: Policies on Religion at Variance with OSCE Standards and the European Convention on Human Rights By FOREF Europe ___________________________ FOREF expresses its concern about policies of the Austrian federal state that violate Human Dimension commitments undertaken by the … Continue reading

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Report for the OSCE Second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on FoRB, Fostering Mutual Respect and Understanding

___________________________ HUNGARY: Government Ignores Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights By FOREF Europe ___________________________ We wish to express our deep concern about policies of the government of Hungary that violate Human Dimension commitments undertaken by the participating States … Continue reading

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CHINA: Internet as a tool for repression and thought-control

___________________________ EU Should Stand Firm Against Chinese Censorship By Aaron Rhodes ___________________________ BRUSSELS/BEIJING, 01.07.2015 (Epoch Times) – While many once believed access to the Internet would usher in universal human rights and democracy, in the hands of China and other … Continue reading

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