Commentaries and Interviews

GERMANY: Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister embarrasses Germany by soft-pedaling on Hongkong & Joshua Wong

“German governments, both past and present, have consistently prioritized trade with China over other enlightened German national interests, for example democracy and human rights.”

China’s Persecution of Christians Beyond it’s Borders

Bitter Winter (Online Magazine reporting on religious liberty, human rights and the persecution of Christians and other religions in China) interviews Peter Zoehrer from FOREF Europe (Forum for Religious Freedom Europe)

RUSSIA: Statements on the recent Jehovah’s Witness Ban

On Video: Experts React to Threat of Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia On April 5, 2017,…

China aspires to global leadership, undermines fundamental human rights

China Sees Space on the High Moral Ground By Aaron Rhodes Davos, 19.01.2017 (Providence) –…

Human Rights Day: Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time

The Freedom of Religion as a Human Rights Priority Commentary by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 10.12.2016…

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

Century of Genocides: End or Continuity?  By Ján FigeÄľ   Brussels, 27.10.2016 (FOREF) – The…

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…

Review of A Perilous Path: The Misguided Foreign Policy of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton & John Kerry – by Anne R. Pierce

Weak: Obama’s Human Rights Record A Review by Aaron Rhodes Washington D.C./Chicago, 15.08.2016 (HuffPost) –…

Persecution of Religious Minorities in the Middle East urges EU to act

Figel’: “Action for Religious Freedom is a Moral Obligation”   Interview by FOREF Europe with…

Attempts to inhibit any kind of “discrimination” lead to discrimination against the free practice of Judaism and other faiths

The Fear of Religious Liberty Essay by Richard Samuelson Washington D. C., 03.08.2016 (Mosaic Magazine) –…