By Willy Fautré, Human Rights Without Frontiers HRWF (24.05.2018) – On 25 May 1993, the European Court of Human Rights held, by six votes to three, that there had been a breach of Article 9 of the European Convention (freedom of religion or belief) in the case Kokkinakis v. Greece (Application no. […]CONTINUE READING →
World Watch Monitor (23.05.2018) – https://bit.ly/2x8uvxx – The organisation linking 45 Protestant churches in Algeria, l’Eglise Protestante d’Algérie (EPA), has called on the Algerian government to lift its measure for closing down churches, and to give equal treatment under the Maghreb country’s constitution. “As full citizens, we call on the highest authorities in the […]CONTINUE READING →
By Hans Noot, HRWF board member HRWF (19.05.2018) – https://bit.ly/2IVbsLK and https://bit.ly/2Gy97kL – A majority of the City Council of the Hague, the Netherlands, wants to discontinue the annual average €10.000 subsidy for volunteer activities of the Salafist As Soennah Mosque. According to the mayor of The Hague, Major Pauline Krikke, the mosque will no longer qualify for subsidies […]CONTINUE READING →
Court case could end risk of prison, recognize women’s rights Human Rights Watch (23.05.2018) – https://bit.ly/2s1HzzM – Criminalization of abortion is incompatible with South Korea’s human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch said today in an amicus brief to the Constitutional Court of Korea. The court will hear a case on May 24, 2018, involving the […]CONTINUE READING →
The activists, mostly women who advocated for equal right, were smeared by state-linked media as traitors. Al Jazeera (22.05.2018) – https://bit.ly/2IHnCon – Saudi authorities have arrested at least three more women’s rights activists, widening a crackdown on campaigners a month before the kingdom lifts its ban on female drives, according to human rights groups. […]CONTINUE READING →
To commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June 2018, Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) and Soutien Belge (SB) OverSeas aim to hold a conference in the European Parliament with the support of the Intergroup on Children’s Rights and the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI).
The conference “The EU’s role in focus protecting refugee children: Prevention of child marriage and safeguarding child welfare” will on the specific challenges of addressing child marriage, a phenomenon that affects a significant number of refugee children, as well as highlighting other issues related to the overall safety and well-being of refugee children.