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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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Stop the Persecution of Chinese Refugees in South Korea

Stop the Persecution of Chinese Refugees of The Church of Almighty God in South Korea Heavily persecuted in China, with many documented cases of torture and extra-judicial killings, hundreds of members of The Church of Almighty God have escaped to … 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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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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JAPAN: A landmark court decision!

____________________________ JAPAN: A landmark court decision! Kidnappers and deprogrammers to pay dozens of million yen for attempted forceful change of religion By Willy Fautré, HRWF ____________________________ Toru Goto’s case in a nutshell: Toru Goto confined by relatives for 12 years and … Continue reading

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JAPAN Forced change of religion: UN Human Rights Committee

JAPAN Forced change of religion in Japan: UN Human Rights Committee denounces Tokyo’s policy of turning a deaf ear HRWF (25.07.2014) – On 15-16 July, Japan’s human rights record was reviewed in the framework of the 111th session of the … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA: Latest victim of kidnapping and confinement

____________________________ HIROSHIMA: Latest victim of kidnapping and confinement ____________________________ Hiroshima/Vienna, April 2013 – (FOREF Europe):  According to Mr. Toshiyuki Honda’s report,  just 10 days ago another young woman has been kidnapped and confined in Japan. The Brussels based human rights … Continue reading

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