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Council of Europe: Tackling intolerance and discrimination with a special focus on Christians - 02/03/2015 | EIFRF

The resolution proposed by the rapporteur Valeriu Ghiletchi at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on "Tackling intolerance and discrimination with a special focus on Christians" has been voted upon and largely approved on the 29th of January. It calls for measures to ensure the...

EIFRF Steering Committee member speaking on BBC about the Paris Attacks - 01/15/2015 | EIFRF

BBC Radio Cornwall "The Paris Attacks", 11 January 2015, hosted by Donna Birrell. An interview with Sheikh Dr Muhammad Al-Hussaini, Fellow in Islamic Studies at the Westminster Institute, member of the steering committee of EIFRF, concerning the shootings at the offices of the magazine, 'Charlie...

ISIS: 75 NGOs and leaders write to Donald Tusk and the European Council - 12/06/2014 | EIFRF

Last week, a letter signed by 75 NGOs (including EIFRF) and leaders was sent to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and all members of this institution, urging them to take effective action to protect religious minorities facing ISIS. Here is the letter and the signatories: To Mr Donald...

International Religious Freedom Roundtable in Europe First meeting 28 June 2014 - Statement - 07/20/2014 | EIFRF

On the 28th of June 2014 more than 20 faith-based and non-faith-based NGOs reps or individuals joined together for the first meeting of the IRF Roundtable in Europe, in the Royal Library of Brussels, Belgium.   For two hours, they discussed the way this roundtable will be organized, its...

EMISCO : Press Release on Gaza situation - 07/15/2014 | EMISCO

Strasbourg, 14/07/2014 Normally, EMISCO - European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion does not take sides in territorial conflicts, condemn or support any given country nor do we issue statements of intent in political disputes outside Europe.   We work for the socio-economic, cultural...

Vice-chair of EIFRF elected as a United Religions Initiative trustee for Europe - 07/10/2014 | EIFRF

In May 2014, Petar Gramatikov, Vice-Chair of EIFRF, has been elected as a United Religions Initiative trustee for Europe. In addition to his functions in EIFRF, Petar is a hierodeacon of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, as well a Doctor (Didiaskalos) of the Universal Orthodox Church. He...

OSCE meeting discussed freedom of expression in VIENNA, from 3-4 July 2014 - 07/10/2014 | EMISCO

EMISCO Representatives from the 57 OSCE participating States, civil society and international organizations met in Vienna on Thursday the 3rd July 2014 for a two-day conference on the promotion of freedom of expression. The Swiss OSCE Chairmanship, the Office of the OSCE Representative on...

Press Statement - FOREF - EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS FAILS TO PROTECT RELIGIOUS FREEDOM - 07/07/2014 | EIFRF

Threat of full-face veil to “open, personal relationships” trumps human rights Vienna, 3 July 2014 - FOREF Europe: By upholding a French ban on wearing full-face veils, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has failed to protect the religious freedom of Islamic women who choose the veil as...
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