Category Archives: FOREF Europe

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: 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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FOREF Europe promoting FoRB rights at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016

Defending Freedom of Religion and Belief as a Matter of Principle Vienna & Warsaw, 11.10.2016 (FOREF) – Ever since 2003, FOREF Europe has regularly represented civil society at the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) in Warsaw. In this … Continue reading

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FOREF Europe expanding

HUNGARY: FOREF Europe launches Blog in Hungarian Language Go to our Hungarian Blog Here BUDAPEST/VIENNA, 24.09.2016 (FOREF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe has now launched a blog in Hungarian language. “We hope to change the hostile environment towards religious minorities that currently … Continue reading

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Relevant reports by the European Intergroup on FoRB & RT, HRWF Int’l and the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe

  Annual Reports on Freedom of Religion or Belief Vienna, 14.07.2016 (FOREF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe presents three recently published annual reports by the European Intergroup on FoRB & RT, Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l and the Observatory … Continue reading

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Press-Release by FOREF Europe and SMPF

Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws Violate Human Rights and Human Nature Press Release Vienna/Geneva, 20.06.2016 (FOREF/SMPF) – Two international human rights organizations today began a campaign to end laws that make it a criminal offense to change one’s religion and “insult” religions.  The Forum … Continue reading

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FOREF-COMMENTARY: Who needs the National Sect-Office?

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