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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...

Belgium: State Security’s secret reports on Scientology deemed biased and inaccurate by Governmental agency - 06/03/2015 | EIFRF

In 2013, two secret reports on Scientology from the State Security, the Belgian secret services, leaked into the media. One was on the alleged “infiltration” of Scientology into the Belgo-Congolese community, and the other about contacts Scientology had made with Belgian politicians. While these...

Video All Faiths Network: Who is My Neighbour? an Interfaith Encounter - 03/24/2015 | EIFRF

The All Faiths network is a sister organization of EIFRF in UK. Dear Friend in Interfaith Thank you to all the guests who came and participated in our recent meeting "Who is My Neighbour?: A Multifaith Response to Critical Issues for the General Election", on St Patrick's Day, 17 March 2015. We...

Kazakhstan - UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief releases his report - 03/13/2015 | EIFRF

The Human Rights Council started its interactive dialogue with Heiner Bielefeldt, the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, on March 10 in Geneva. Kazakhstan and Viet Nam were the concerned countries. In his report on Kazakhstan, the Special Rapporteur starts with his general...

European Parliament Intergroup welcomes the adoption of EP human rights report and Emergency Resolution on attacks against Assyrians - 03/13/2015 | EP Intergroup on FoRB

Press release - The report however neglects to mention a wider range of religious or belief groups The European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy and the...

French Presidency's answer to multi-signatories letter to French politicians - 03/06/2015 | EIFRF

In February, EIFRF with several co-signatories have sent an open letter to French politicians, which you can find here: http://www.eifrf-articles.org/Open-letter-to-French-politicians_a160.html. We received yesterday an answer from the Director of the French President cabinet. The French...
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