Category Archives: Legislation

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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REPORT: Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan

Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan Face an Existential Threat: New Report   The persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan has worsened in the last several years, as Ahmadis are “violently targeted, intimidated, and harassed at all levels of society. Impunity and … Continue reading

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