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Report: Persecution of the Church of Almighty God in China - 11/18/2017 | EIFRF

The Church of Almighty God is one of the minority religious groups which suffer persecutions in China, and are quite victims of false information spreading. EIFRF decided to publish the following report that they realised. This report has been considered as very serious by several knowledgeable...

Interview: Top data protection international expert on the Hungarian Scientology case - 11/04/2017 | EIFRF

Prof. Dr. Jos Dumortier is an internationally renowned top expert in data protection. Since 1993, he has been a Professor of Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Leuven, where he teaches data protection. Back in the 90s', he was one of the first Belgian lawyers to deal with data protection,...

Scientologists protest violation of their right to religious freedom in Hungary - 10/18/2017 | EIFRF

Today in Budapest, several hundreds of Scientologists gathered peacefully with candles before their Church in Budapest to protest what they called an outrageous and wholesale violation of the human rights of all Scientologists in the country. Indeed, today, 50 police officers of the National...

Parliamentarians from 14 countries call on Russia for protecting religious minorities - 10/13/2017 | EIFRF

Council of Europe cross-party initiative: Parliamentarians from 14 European countries call upon Russian government to put an end to religious freedom violations against minorities On Friday 13 October, 28 parliamentarians at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, coming from 14...

Freedom of religion prevails again at Council of Europe - 04/27/2017 | EIFRF

Today in the Parlementary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Rapporteur Valeriu Ghiletchi proposed a resolution and a recommendation for "The Protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities" to the members of the Assembly coming from 47 countries. After...

Israeli anti-cult bill under fire - 02/16/2016 | EIFRF

A new law proposal on the handling of "harmful cults" is currently ongoing its legislative process at Knesset (Israel). This proposal is strongly criticized by Israeli scholars but also by international scholars and lawyers who wrote to the Knesset and the Israeli government these last days. Here...

Multi-faith letter to the Constituent Assembly of Nepal - 09/06/2015 | EIFRF

Written, signed and sent in order to to draw their attention to the issue of religious freedom in Nepal, and to ask that they review and consider revising the language in an alarming section of the most recent draft of their new constitution. EIFRF is one of the signatories. To the Members of the...

EU Parl Intergroup welcomes the inclusion of FoRB action points in the adopted EU Action Plan on Human Rights - 07/21/2015 | EIFRF

Intergroup's recommendation for specific FoRB action points were included in the Action Plan The European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance welcomes the adoption of the EU Action Plan on Human Rights. The Intergroup is particularly pleased by the...
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