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Condemn Russia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses Ban

Statement for the OSCE – Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) I: Freedom of Religion or Belief 22-23 June 2017, Vienna Condemn Russia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses Ban By the Forum for Religious Freedom-Europe and Human Rights Without Frontiers Vienna, 23 June 2017 – … 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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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, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation is expected to rule on whether to liquidate and ban the activity of all legal entities used by … Continue reading

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RUSSIA: Press Release by FOREF and HRWF

Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia Human Rights Organizations appeal to Russia’s Supreme Court and Presidential Administration. VIENNA/BRUSSELS, 10. 5. 2017 (FOREF – Europe/HRWF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom – Europe (FOREF) and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) urge the … Continue reading

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Support International Human Rights, NOW!

 Support International Human Rights, NOW! Sign this Petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/4/support-human-rights-now/ Target: President Medvedev Sponsored by: THE INSTITUTE on Religion and Public Policy We, the undersigned, write to communicate our concerns regarding the escalating threats to religious freedom in Russia. We are … Continue reading

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RUSSIA: Setback for anti-missionary law

Ministry of Justice sacks people who conducted incompetent anti-missionary policy against non-Orthodox By Roman Lunkin Portal-credo.ru (10.02.2010) / HRWF (17.02.2010) – Website: http://www.hrwf.net – Email: info@hrwf.net – The uproar evoked by a series of initiatives of the Ministry of Justice … Continue reading

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RUSSIA The Russian government confirms condemnation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Ministry of Justice confirmed Supreme Court decisions. Trials pending in several Russian cities to outlaw faithful branded as “religious extremists”. New Year, Molotov cocktails against a Kingdom Hall near Volgograd. AsiaNews (11.01.2009) / HRWF (20.01.2010) – Website: http://www.hrwf.net – … Continue reading

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