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RUSSIA: Another Minority Religion Under Attack

Another Minority Religion Under Threat in Russia: Who Is Afraid of Sri Prakash? The situation of religious minorities in Russia has been a cause of serious concerns for several years. While Russia hosts high-level academic institutes and tolerant intellectuals, it … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN NEO-INQUISITOR ALEXANDR DVORKIN AGAIN CHARGED WIT DEFAMATION

Infamous Russian Anti-Cultist Alexandr Dworkin Again Charged With Defamation PRESS RELEASE – PRESS RELEASE  – PRESS RELEASE – PRESS RELEASE New Delhi – India Spiritual Guru – Shri Prakash Ji Wins Defamation Lawsuit in Russia New Delhi, Delhi, India – … Continue reading

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RUSSIA : NGOs express serious concerns about rights of defense violations in Russian Scientology case

RUSSIA : NGOs express serious concerns about rights of defense violations in Russian Scientology case Scientologists are in jail in Saint Petersburg for the sole fact of practicing their faith, which Russian authorities regard as “extremist,” a charge also used … 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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Religious Freedom in the Russian Federation

The Russian Federation and Religious Freedom in the Spotlight- Side Session at the United Nations Geneva (2018-05-14) A panel of human rights and freedom of religion experts, as well as the leader of Hinduism in Russia have been invited by … Continue reading

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Intervention at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Russian Federation’s illegal ban on the Jehovah’s Witnesses Intervention by Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF), in cooperation with the Forum for Religious Freedom – Europe (FOREF) Warsaw, Thursday 14 September 2017  OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting: Working Session 6: Freedom … Continue reading

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Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB) as a universal, fundamental right must not be compromised by the pretext of “spiritual” or “cultural” security

The Need of a Shared Understanding of Freedom in the OSCE Region By HRWF/FOREF Europe Vienna, 23.06.2017 (HRWF/FOREF) – The Austrian OSCE Chairmanship and the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights hosted a Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on … Continue reading

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