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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: Internet as a tool for repression and thought-control

___________________________ EU Should Stand Firm Against Chinese Censorship By Aaron Rhodes ___________________________ BRUSSELS/BEIJING, 01.07.2015 (Epoch Times) – While many once believed access to the Internet would usher in universal human rights and democracy, in the hands of China and other … Continue reading

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A cause for concern in Europe

____________________________ Conference/debate A cause for concern in Europe Freedom of opinion, religion and belief Persecution of, and discrimination against, minority-groups ____________________________ Brussels, 16th of October 2013 By the European Interreligious Forum for Religious Freedom (EIFRF) With the participation of The Gerard … Continue reading

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Human Rights 20 Years After Vienna

____________________________ Human Rights 20 Years After Vienna ____________________________ By Aaron Rhodes and Jacob Mchangama Posted: 08/08/2013 7:04 pm http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aaron-rhodes/ Hamburg and Copenhagen – The World Conference on Human Rights took place just over 20 years ago, on 14-23 June 1993. … Continue reading

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Orbán’s threat to democratic values

Orbán’s threat to democratic values Europe should warn Hungary that its voting rights are at risk Financial Times Editorial – Thursday, March 7, 2013 Europe last year successfully pressed Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s firebrand prime minister, to back down on aspects … Continue reading

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FECRIS – Inquisiton of the 21st century

PUBLICATION: Freedom of Religion or Belief. Anti-Sect Movements and State Neutrality A Case Study: FECRIS Did you know? FECRIS (European Federation of Centers for Re- search and Information), the Anti-Cult Umbrella Organisation that calls itself “NGO” but gets sponsered to 93% … Continue reading

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