Category Archives: UN Special Rapporteur

FoRB in Pakistan: Announcement of upcoming UPR Side Event in Geneva

UPR Side Event: The Denial of Religious Freedom in Pakistan DATE and TIME: Monday 13 November 2017: 12.30pm-2.00pm VENUE: Room XXIII, Palais de Nations, United Nations, Geneva The side event will reflect on the challenges facing religious communnities in Pakistan. The country’s … 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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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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“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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