Monthly Archives: July 2016

Freedom of Conscience, Freedom of Expression under Attack. Religious Liberty expected to be severely restricted.

Russia: Counterterror Law tightened, Basic Freedoms threatened By IVAN NECHEPURENKO     Moscow/Russia, 24.06.2016 (NYT) – Russian lawmakers adopted on Friday a set of measures that proponents said were aimed at combating terrorism, but that human rights activists condemned as … Continue reading

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Relevant reports by the European Intergroup on FoRB & RT, HRWF Int’l and the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe

  Annual Reports on Freedom of Religion or Belief Vienna, 14.07.2016 (FOREF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe presents three recently published annual reports by the European Intergroup on FoRB & RT, Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l and the Observatory … Continue reading

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Recurrent abuse of blasphemy laws, forged charges against school director

Pakistan: Christian seeks police help, instead receives death sentence for ‘blasphemy’ The Science Locus School of Science & Arts in Gujranwala, Pakistan. Gujranwala/Pakistan, 2016-07-01 (WWM) – An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for committing blasphemy against the … Continue reading

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Sociologists criticizes methods of anti-cult movements, including FECRIS

Sociologist: Labels “Sect” or “Cult” applied for exerting Social Control Reno/Nevada, 05.07.2016 (FFR) – James Richardson is a foundation Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. He has specialized in the Sociology of Religions and New Religious Movements. In this interview with … Continue reading

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