Category Archives: Commentaries and Interviews

PRESSEMITTEILUNG – ÖSTERREICH: Werden Blasphemiegesetze aus der Mottenkiste geholt?

ÖSTERREICH: Werden Blasphemiegesetze aus der Mottenkiste geholt? Europäischer Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte rechtfertigt Bestrafung einer Frau wegen Islamkritik Wien, 29.10.2018 (FOREF) – Das Forum für Religionsfreiheit Europa (FOREF), ein unabhängiger Verein (NGO) mit Sitz in Wien, erhebt vehement Einspruch gegen die … Continue reading

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PRESS-RELEASE: ECHR Upholds Ruling that Criminalizes Islam-Critique

AUSTRIA: Subjugating Free Speech to Blasphemy Laws? ECHR Upholds Ruling that Criminalizes Islam-Critique Vienna, 29.10.2018 (FOREF) — The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe (FOREF Europe), an independent nongovernmental organization based in Vienna, today voiced its strong disagreement with the latest … Continue reading

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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) Continue reading

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Chinas grenzüberschreitende Christenverfolgung

ANTI-FLÜCHTLINGSDEMONSTRATIONEN IN SÜDKOREA: DIE WAHRE GESCHICHTE In der Zeit vom 2. – 4. September 2018 wurde der österreichische Journalist Peter Zoehrer Augenzeuge der falschen, von der KPCh und koreanischen Anti-Sekten-Aktivisten inszenierten “Spontandemonstrationen“ gegen asylsuchende Angehörige der Kirche des Allmächtigen Gottes … Continue reading

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OSCE / HDIM Warsaw: Russia’s Persecution of the Jehovah Witnesses – Joined Statement by HRWF & FOREF Europe

And we are sorry to observe that the Russian Federation is also demonstrating its contempt for political commitments undertaken here, in the OSCE. The persecution of an entire religious community by a participating State is unique in the history of the Helsinki Process. It sets a terrifying precedent as evidence of the failure of this organization to protect human rights. Continue reading

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CHINA: RELIGION UNDER ATTACK

Denial of Religious Freedom in China Threatens Idea of Freedom Itself By Aaron Rhodes As a human rights activist, I consider the denial of religious freedom, including the persecution of members of the Church of Almighty God, and the denial … Continue reading

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Both Ukraine and Russia violate religious freedom

Both Ukraine and Russia violate Religious Freedom Vienna / Brussels, 19 May 2017 – The Forum for Religious Freedom-Europe (FOREF) and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF), independent and nonpartisan human rights organizations, called on Ukraine and Russia to cease exploiting … Continue reading

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