The Human Rights and Democracy Network’s (HRDN) campaign Stand 4 Human Rights Defenders was launched on 12 November 2015 and runs until 12 November 2016. It promotes constructive dialogue between civil society organisations and EU actors so as to jointly identify practical actions that could be implemented by the EU in order to improve the effectiveness of its work on HRDs.
HRWF (30.09.2016) – On 16-24 May and 3-9 June 2016, members of the well-known human rights organization Memorial visited the territories beyond the control of the Ukrainian authorities. They collected information on the consequences of the hostilities, the restoration of destroyed objects, and the conditions of the civil population. The participants in the mission worked […]CONTINUE READING →
See video of statement here (start 31:00) Full text of statement HRWF (29.09.16) – On 22 September, the director of HRWF raised the issue of the exploitation of North Korean workers in Gdansk shipyards at the OSCE/ ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw (See video and full text on the OSCE website above) […]CONTINUE READING →
Administrative Center of JW in Russia (21.09.2016) – http://bit.ly/2dr3DL8 – Jehovah’s Witnesses in Belarus have a measure of freedom to worship. However, throughout Belarus, congregations and groups of Jehovah’s Witnesses continue to experience difficulties in obtaining legal registration, holding religious meetings, and finding suitable venues to hold religious services. Abuses and restrictions of religious […]CONTINUE READING →
Statement by CAP at the OSCE/ ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw CAP (27.09.2016) – http://www.osce.org/odihr/268651?download=true – The Coordination des Associations et des Particuliers Pour la Liberté de Conscience (Coordination of Associations and Individuals for Freedom of Conscience) was created in 2000 to defend religious minorities against discrimination in France and in Europe. […]CONTINUE READING →
Eurasian Dialogue (26.09.2016) – http://bit.ly/2cUPUf1 – In 2015-2016 years the religious space had been limited in Tajikistan than before. The base of the religion is a problem for the recent government and It accelerated Its struggles against religious norms using disciplinarian and force structures. In this period officials destroyed more than 2000 mosques or turned […]CONTINUE READING →