Category Archives: Austria

1o Jahre nach dem Attentat im Shri Guru Ravidass Tempel in Wien

Essay zum Gedenken an den Guru Ramanand Ji, der am 24. Mai 2009 im Wiener Ravidass Tempel von fanatischen Extremisten ermordet wurde In der Hoffnung auf Versöhnung ruft die Glaubensgemeinschaft Ravidass zum gemeinsamen Friedensmarsch auf.   Der Anschlag belastet das … Continue reading

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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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Human Rights Organizations say: Decision shows failure of Islam Law

AUSTRIA: Government shuts seven mosques, prepares to expel 40 Turkey-funded imams Vienna/Austria, 11.06.2018 (HRWF/FOREF Europe) – On Friday, June 8, the government of Austria ordered the closing of seven mosques and the termination of the residence permits of 40 Turkish … Continue reading

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PRESSEMITTEILUNG: FOREF & HRWF fordern Religionsfreiheit in Russland

Anlässlich Putin Besuch – Appell an Politiker:  “Österreich kann nicht einfach zur Tagesordnung übergehen” (Wien, 4. Juni 2018) Wenn der russische Präsident Vladimir Putin sich am Dienstag mit Bundespräsident Alexander Van der Bellen und Bundeskanzler Sebastian Kurz trifft, werden sie auch ihre … Continue reading

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Winter coat saved her life

AUSTRIA: Horror as Christian woman stabbed for reading the Bible in migration centre HRWF (04.01.2017) – A Christian woman was stabbed by an asylum seeker after he heard her reading from the Bible. The 50-year-old woman was only saved by … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Austria’s Anti-Cult Scene: Over-ageing of Main Actors and Decline of Public Interest

GSK: Is the FECRIS-branch of Austria Becoming a Shadow of Itself? By HRWF Vienna/Austria, 10.11.2016 (HRWF) – The landmark survey “Freedom of Religion or Belief – Anti-Sect Movements and State Neutrality. A Case Study: FECRIS” published in 2012 already contained a … Continue reading

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