Tag Archives: FOREF Europe

From Persecution to Desperation – Fact Finding Mission to Thailand and Malaysia

SPECIAL REPORT Read the full version of the special report here: HRC-Report-2019_web-edition Preface Ahmed Shaheed, United Nations Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief Some 70.8 million people were displaced worldwide as of 2018. Of these, an estimated 13.6 … Continue reading

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The ‘Untouchables’ In Europe – 10 Years After the Murder of Their Saint

RAVIDASS – Once Part of the Sikh Community – Now a New Religion. Who they are and what they believe. ______________________ Essay in Remembrance of the Saint Ramanand Ji, murdered on 24 May 2009 in the Ravidassia Temple, Vienna by … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER: Forced Conversion in South Korea Should Be Put to an End

Forced Conversion in South Korea Should Be Put to an End: An Open Letter to President Moon Jae-in 한국의 강제 개종은 끝나야 한다 : 문재인 대통령에게 보내는 공개 서신 Dear President Moon 문재인 대통령님 We represent international NGOs and scholarly … 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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OSCE / HDIM Warsaw: Russia’s Persecution of the Jehovah Witnesses – Joined Statement by HRWF & FOREF Europe

And we are sorry to observe that the Russian Federation is also demonstrating its contempt for political commitments undertaken here, in the OSCE. The persecution of an entire religious community by a participating State is unique in the history of the Helsinki Process. It sets a terrifying precedent as evidence of the failure of this organization to protect human rights. Continue reading

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Do Not Forget Religious Liberty – Open Letter to Giovanni Tria

An Open Letter to the Italian Minister of Economy, Mr. Giovanni Tria. While Discussing Economy with China, Do Not Forget Religious Liberty Dear Mr. Tria: We wish you a fruitful visit to China on behalf of Italian economic interests. Last … Continue reading

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FOREF Europe expanding

HUNGARY: FOREF Europe launches Blog in Hungarian Language Go to our Hungarian Blog Here BUDAPEST/VIENNA, 24.09.2016 (FOREF) – The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe has now launched a blog in Hungarian language. “We hope to change the hostile environment towards religious minorities that currently … Continue reading

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