Category Archives: Religious Freedom

From Persecution to Desperation – Fact Finding Mission to Thailand and Malaysia

SPECIAL REPORT Read the full version of the special report here: HRC-Report-2019_web-edition Preface Ahmed Shaheed, United Nations Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief Some 70.8 million people were displaced worldwide as of 2018. Of these, an estimated 13.6 … Continue reading

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RUSSIA: Another Minority Religion Under Attack

Another Minority Religion Under Threat in Russia: Who Is Afraid of Sri Prakash? The situation of religious minorities in Russia has been a cause of serious concerns for several years. While Russia hosts high-level academic institutes and tolerant intellectuals, it … Continue reading

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TODAY IN SEOUL, KOREA: Press Conference by Chinese Christians Who Fled From Persecution

Press Conference on July 22 of 2019 Given by The Church of Almighty God, a Religious Group Persecuted in China 1. Speeches at the press conference 2. Witnesses telling their story as victims: Xiao Rui and Zhao Lin  Speech on … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER: Forced Conversion in South Korea Should Be Put to an End

Forced Conversion in South Korea Should Be Put to an End: An Open Letter to President Moon Jae-in 한국의 강제 개종은 끝나야 한다 : 문재인 대통령에게 보내는 공개 서신 Dear President Moon 문재인 대통령님 We represent international NGOs and scholarly … Continue reading

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Religion ist (doch) keine Privatsache!

Religion ist (doch) keine Privatsache! Der Auftritt des ÖVP-Chefs Sebastian Kurzbeim „Awakening Europe“ Event in der Wiener Stadthalle gab das Signal zum Angriff auf ein Grundrecht: Religion ist zwar eine sehr persönliche Sache, trotzdem keine Privatsache, wie auch im Artikel … Continue reading

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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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CHINA Arrested over 11,000 Church of Almighty God Believers in 2018

CHINA:  Over 11,000 Church of Almighty God believers arrested, 20 died from mistreatment in 2018 Annual report documents escalation of oppression by authorities 345 escapees have applied for refugee status in South Korea SEOUL, March 20, 2019– Over 11,000 members … Continue reading

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