Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Contribution in Commemoration of the Annual International Day of Religious Freedom

Century of Genocides: End or Continuity?  By Ján Figeľ   Brussels, 27.10.2016 (FOREF) – The annual International Day of Religious Freedom on October 27 is a reminder that freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) is neither a self-evident reality, nor … Continue reading

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Freedom of Religion ensured as the Foundation for All other Liberties

Bill of Rights’ Most Important Liberty: Religion Washington D. C., 11.07.2015 (constitution.com) – The Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution, listed non-negotiable constitutionally guaranteed freedoms in specific order, unchanged since 1791. James Madison, its chief architect, listed … Continue reading

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FOREF Europe promoting FoRB rights at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016

Defending Freedom of Religion and Belief as a Matter of Principle Vienna & Warsaw, 11.10.2016 (FOREF) – Ever since 2003, FOREF Europe has regularly represented civil society at the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) in Warsaw. In this … Continue reading

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New documentary exposes financial exploitation of parents by anti-cult activists in Ukraine and Russia

“Protect your Dignity”… and Don’t Let FECRIS Mess with Your Family Odessa/Brussels, 03.10.2016 (HRWF) – On 2 October, an investigation film entitled “Protect YourDignity“, which denounces the abuse of weakness and financial exploitation of parents by anti-sect activists in Ukraine … Continue reading

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“Sekte” kein existierender Rechtsbegriff, Kooperation mit Russisch-Orthodoxer Kirche trotz Laicité

FRANKREICH: FECRIS wird von der französischen Regierung finanziert, keine “NGO” Stellungnahme von CAP am OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warschau Übersetzung von FOREF Europa Paris/Warschau, 27.09.2016 (CAP) – Die Coordination des Associations et des Particuliers Pour la Liberté de Conscience … Continue reading

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Internatinoal bureaucratization could be watering down the Idea of Human Rights

Does Multilateralism Benefit Human Rights? A Comment by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 03.10.2016 (Providence) – It is virtually an article of faith that multilateral approaches are the morally superior way to address human rights problems. Unilateralism is a term of approbation … Continue reading

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