Category Archives: Persecution of Religious Groups

DEUTSCHLAND / CHINA: Appell an Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel

Eilappell an Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel Fr. Zhao, Mitglied der Kirche  des Allmächtigen Gottes, würde verhaftet werden und “verschwinden” wenn sie zurück nach China deportiert wird Sehr geehrte Frau Bundeskanzlerin Merkel, Wir sind NGOs, die sich auf dem Gebiet der Religionsfreiheit … Continue reading

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BELGIUM: A QUESTIONABLE ARREST OF A WOMAN-ACTIVIST

OPEN LETTER To the Honorable Koen Geens Minister of Justice   July 18, 2018 Dear Mr. Geens, I am writing on behalf of the Forum for Religious Freedom Europe, an independent, nongovernmental human rights monitoring organization based in Vienna. We … 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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OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

Like a Lamb to the Slaughter: Will the United States Send This Woman to Her Death? An Open Letter to President Trump Dear President Trump We are NGOs, some of them with ECOSOC consultative status, active in the defense of … Continue reading

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Human Rights Organizations say: Decision shows failure of Islam Law

AUSTRIA: Government shuts seven mosques, prepares to expel 40 Turkey-funded imams Vienna/Austria, 11.06.2018 (HRWF/FOREF Europe) – On Friday, June 8, the government of Austria ordered the closing of seven mosques and the termination of the residence permits of 40 Turkish … Continue reading

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PRESSEMITTEILUNG: FOREF & HRWF fordern Religionsfreiheit in Russland

Anlässlich Putin Besuch – Appell an Politiker:  “Österreich kann nicht einfach zur Tagesordnung übergehen” (Wien, 4. Juni 2018) Wenn der russische Präsident Vladimir Putin sich am Dienstag mit Bundespräsident Alexander Van der Bellen und Bundeskanzler Sebastian Kurz trifft, werden sie auch ihre … 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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