Category Archives: religious persecution

Joint Statement: Stop FoRB violations against minority religion in China and East Asia!

NGOs Condemn Persecution against the Church of Almighty God Joint Statement Thousands of members of the Church of Almighty God (CAG) have been incarcerated in China, following a further crackdown on unauthorized religious organizations. According to the rough statistics, more than … Continue reading

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Condemn Russia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses Ban

Statement for the OSCE – Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) I: Freedom of Religion or Belief 22-23 June 2017, Vienna Condemn Russia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses Ban By the Forum for Religious Freedom-Europe and Human Rights Without Frontiers Vienna, 23 June 2017 – … Continue reading

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International Conference “Our Aid to the Persecuted for Religious Belief” 12 June 2017

International Conference “Our Aid to the Persecuted for Religious Belief” 12 June 2017     Presentation (sound track) by Peter Zoehrer (FOREF Europe) “Human Rights & the International Context of Religious Freedom” Presentation (English) starts at 1:38 min Presentation (PDF- … 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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RUSSIA: Press Release by FOREF and HRWF

Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia Human Rights Organizations appeal to Russia’s Supreme Court and Presidential Administration. VIENNA/BRUSSELS, 10. 5. 2017 (FOREF – Europe/HRWF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom – Europe (FOREF) and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) urge the … Continue reading

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Hungary Breached Freedom of Religion

____________________________ European Court of Human Rights: Hungary Breached Freedom of Religion by Veronika Gulyas ____________________________ BUDAPEST, April 8, 2014 (TWSJ) –The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that Hungary breached the freedom of religion and the freedom of association when stripped … Continue reading

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Copts Denounce Egyptian Government Over Killings

Copts Denounce Egyptian Government Over Killings http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/11/world/middleeast/coptics-criticize-egypt-government-over-killings.html?pagewanted=2   The New York Times   Coptic Christians demonstrated in Cairo on Monday in reaction to the deaths the night before of at least 24 people in clashes between Copts and the army. … Continue reading

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