Human Rights in Morocco: Achievements and Challenges Ahead This report of Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’lfirst describes the mandate, the structures and the activities of the CNDH. This driving force, with 13 regional committees, has had and is having a real positive impact on freedom of association and assembly, domestic violence, woman’s rights, and children’s rights, […]CONTINUE READING →
Excerpt: In hopes to discover and highlight the powerful potential that religion and religious leaders have to help guarantee women’s rights around the world, this report examines current tensions that exist between women’s rights and some interpretations of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish doctrines. This report addresses early, forced and child marriages, female genital mutilation, violence […]CONTINUE READING →
See video at http://zlochiny.com/en/k2/jr/item/407-the-editor-in-chief-of-unsolved-crimes-newspaper-has-been-attacked.html Журналистские расследования (13.07.2018) – On July 13, 2018 at about 10 AM. At this time, there was an attack on Constantine Slobodyanyuk, the editor-in-chief of the “Unsolved crimes” newspaper on Nekrasova street 1, where the day before there had been a conflict between representatives of the municipal guard and employees of […]CONTINUE READING →
EU (01.07.2018) – https://bit.ly/2uEaKJR – The EU is determined to continue promoting freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) as a right to be exercised by everyone everywhere, based on the principles of equality, non-discrimination and universality. In 2017, the EU continued strengthening the implementation of the Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of […]CONTINUE READING →
Personal data protection and door-to-door preaching: Jehovah’s Witnesses v. Finland Judgment of the Court Grand Chamber in Case C-25/17 (https://bit.ly/2utVBuF) A religious community, such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses, is a controller, jointly with its members who engage in preaching, for the processing of personal data carried out by the latter in the context of door-to-door […]CONTINUE READING →
JW Headquarters / Russia Religion News (10.07.2018) – https://www2.stetson.edu/~psteeves/relnews/180706a.html – On 6 July 2018, 46-year-old Sergei Poliakov and his wife, Anastasia, who are suspected of professing the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses, were sent to an Omsk SIZO (pretrial detention). They were arrested during searches conducted on 4 July 2018 in the homes of local residents. […]CONTINUE READING →
The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Rowan Williams, has led over 50 British bishops and nearly 80 US church leaders to condemn the Iranian Regime for its human rights abuses and mistreatment of religious minorities in a statement released today. Mohabat News (27.06.2018) – http://mohabatnews.com/en/?p=4027 – The statement called on the international community to pay […]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.