Category Archives: International Platforms

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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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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Internatinoal bureaucratization could be watering down the Idea of Human Rights

Does Multilateralism Benefit Human Rights? A Comment by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 03.10.2016 (Providence) – It is virtually an article of faith that multilateral approaches are the morally superior way to address human rights problems. Unilateralism is a term of approbation … Continue reading

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Statement of FOREF Europe at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016

HUNGARY: Two years after ruling by ECtHR Church Law Remains Unaltered FOREF Europe intervenes for the 3rd time at the OSCE Read Hungarian Version Here BUDAPEST/WARSAW, 24.09.2016 (FOREF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe prepared following intervention for the OSCE Human Dimension … Continue reading

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Report for the OSCE Second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on FoRB, Fostering Mutual Respect and Understanding

___________________________ AUSTRIA: Policies on Religion at Variance with OSCE Standards and the European Convention on Human Rights By FOREF Europe ___________________________ FOREF expresses its concern about policies of the Austrian federal state that violate Human Dimension commitments undertaken by the … Continue reading

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Report for the OSCE Second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on FoRB, Fostering Mutual Respect and Understanding

___________________________ HUNGARY: Government Ignores Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights By FOREF Europe ___________________________ We wish to express our deep concern about policies of the government of Hungary that violate Human Dimension commitments undertaken by the participating States … Continue reading

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EU AGENCY FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS (FRA): A REALITY CHECK

  EU AGENCY FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS (FRA): A REALITY CHECK Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l   “EU NEWS” EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The purpose of the present report is to provide a critical assessment of the work of the European Union Agency for … Continue reading

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