Category Archives: Torture

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

Like a Lamb to the Slaughter: Will the United States Send This Woman to Her Death? An Open Letter to President Trump Dear President Trump We are NGOs, some of them with ECOSOC consultative status, active in the defense of … Continue reading

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Bitter Winter: Daily News Online of Religion in China

On May 14, 2018, a new online news magazine has been launched at the International Book Fair of Torino, in Italy, Bitter Winter. The name refers both to the difficult situation of religious liberty in China and to a theme … Continue reading

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Open Letter by FOREF Europe

PAKISTAN: Threats against Ahmadiyya Community on the Rise Open letter to Honorable Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Vienna/Islamabad, 03.02.2018 (FOREF) – With great concern FOREF Europe has been observing the increasing rate of violations against fundamental freedoms in Pakistan. … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: Stop FoRB violations against minority religion in China and East Asia!

NGOs Condemn Persecution against the Church of Almighty God Joint Statement Thousands of members of the Church of Almighty God (CAG) have been incarcerated in China, following a further crackdown on unauthorized religious organizations. According to the rough statistics, more than … Continue reading

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Participating States and Civil Society Representatives searching for methods to defend FoRB rights of Christians

OSCE Conference on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians  Report by HRWF  Vienna, 14.12.2016 (HRWF) – The conference on “Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians” held under the German OSCE chairmanship on 14 December, 2016, in Vienna was a follow … Continue reading

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UN Rebuts China for its "Cult" Stigmatization

UN Rebuts China for its “Cult” Stigmatization ______________________________________________________________________ http://www.falunhr.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=1828&Itemid= On Thursday, October 21, 2010, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Prof. Heiner Bielefeldt drew the world’s attention, once again, to China’s persecution of Falun Gong. He … Continue reading

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“I am a survivor of torture myself”

“I am a survivor of torture myself”new UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez _______________________________________________  GENEVA (4 November 2010) – Human rights defender Juan E. Méndez, from Argentina, has taken over as the new Special Rapporteur appointed by the … Continue reading

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