Category Archives: Legislation

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 – CCP Cracks Down on Another Heretical Group: Winnie the Pooh and His Friends

Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) ban on Winnie the Pooh, in force since the character has been compared to President Xi Jinping in 2013, reaches new extremes. Published by Bitter Winter By Massimo Introvigne Bitter Winter readers may not be familiar with … Continue reading

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PRESSEMITTEILUNG – ÖSTERREICH: Werden Blasphemiegesetze aus der Mottenkiste geholt?

ÖSTERREICH: Werden Blasphemiegesetze aus der Mottenkiste geholt? Europäischer Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte rechtfertigt Bestrafung einer Frau wegen Islamkritik Wien, 29.10.2018 (FOREF) – Das Forum für Religionsfreiheit Europa (FOREF), ein unabhängiger Verein (NGO) mit Sitz in Wien, erhebt vehement Einspruch gegen die … Continue reading

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PRESS-RELEASE: ECHR Upholds Ruling that Criminalizes Islam-Critique

AUSTRIA: Subjugating Free Speech to Blasphemy Laws? ECHR Upholds Ruling that Criminalizes Islam-Critique Vienna, 29.10.2018 (FOREF) — The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe (FOREF Europe), an independent nongovernmental organization based in Vienna, today voiced its strong disagreement with the latest … Continue reading

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China’s Persecution of Christians Beyond it’s Borders

Bitter Winter (Online Magazine reporting on religious liberty, human rights and the persecution of Christians and other religions in China) interviews Peter Zoehrer from FOREF Europe (Forum for Religious Freedom Europe) Continue reading

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CHINA: RELIGION UNDER ATTACK

Denial of Religious Freedom in China Threatens Idea of Freedom Itself By Aaron Rhodes As a human rights activist, I consider the denial of religious freedom, including the persecution of members of the Church of Almighty God, and the denial … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN: New Assault on Ahmadiyya Muslims

Pakistan:  Officials Take Part in a New Assault on the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (FOREF – Vienna, 26. May 2018) The Forum for Religious Freedom – Europe (FOREF) condemns in the strongest terms the 23 May 2018 attack on the Baitul … Continue reading

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