The following is a compilation of media sources that have either mentioned, referenced, interviewed, or has been co-authored by Human Rights Without Frontiers International.





NATO, EU reaffirm long-term commitment to Afghanistan (NATO – 29.03.2012)

America’s Radio News Network (2012)
Radio interview: Consolidating women’s rights advancements in Afghanistan

NATO and EU long-term commitment to human rights in Afghanistan (2012)



EU and leading NGO unite in calling for adoption of key judicial reform in #Albania (EUReporter – 24.02.2017)




IDPs in Azerbaijan call upon the European Union to speed up their return (NewEurope – 06.03.2011)



Expatriate Christians from Bahrain address European Parliament (Kuwait News Agency – 27.01.2012)

Bahrain needs anti-sectarian social compact (Democracy Digest – 10.11.2011)

Reform and progress will continue unabated, HRH the Premier pledges

Labor Minister receives HRWF Director

Interior Minister receives Willy Fautre (24/7 News – 25.10.2011)

Human rights a prime concern:

Bahrain’s unblemished human rights record help to earn praise (24/7 News – 26.10.2011)

Human rights vow by Bahrain

Bahrain’s rights record praised

Human Rights Minister receives HRWF Director (Bahrain News Agency – 29.10.2011)

An international organization calls for Bahrain to abide by the standards of human right (Islam Times – 14.11.2011)

How culpable is the government of Bahrain?

Mosaic News



Political (mis)management of linguistic diversity in the Ukrainian daily newspaper DEN (The Day Newspaper – 22.03.2011)



European Committee Blasts Forced Organ Harvesting in China (End Organ Pillaging – 23.03.2014)

Organ Harvesting in China: Europe Must Act Now (Madi Marishma Official Website – 14.03.2014)

Rights group slams China for human rights violations in Tibet (Tibet Nature – 14.02.2014)

Rights group slams China for human rights violations in Tibet (The Tibet Post – 20.01.2014)

China named as violator of freedom of religion in the European Parliament (NTDTV – 24.04.2013)

China named as violator of freedom of religion in the European Parliament (NTDTV – 23.04.2013)

EU Has ‘Moral Responsibility’ to Challenge China on Human Rights (Stop Organ Harvesting – 10.12.2012)

Parliament Magazine, 14 May 2012, p 81

Time to Stop: European policymakers and human rights NGOs must engage with China in the fight against torture (The Parliament Magazine – 24.10.2011 – p 49)

Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l. China: Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights (Ansley and Company – 19.11.2009)

China Human Rights Forum Held at the U.N. (The Uyghur American Association – 04.10.2009)

We have to do what we can to stop genocide crime against humanity (Association for Asian Research – 06.08.2009)

EU arms embargo against China and human rights (EU Observer – 07.06.2009)

China: About its people, government policy, religion, economy, environment, military, and many more (Farectification – 18.04.2009)

Human Rights in China, Conference at the European Parliament (Turkish News – 07.12.2008)

NGOs must focus on defending Chinese citizens (European Voice – 03.12.2008)

China: NGOs must focus on defending Chinese citizens. China views human-rights lectures as neo-imperialist, writes Willy Fautré (Vrienden van Tibet – 01.12.2008)

Unnatural selection in China (European Voice – 09.07.2008)

Winning gold medals for hypocrisy (European Voice – 02.04.2008)

Seven rights groups urge IOC’s Rogge to speak out at last on human rights in China (March 20, 2008)

European Parliament VP says Chinese regime violates Olympic Charter (Epoch Time, 13 Dec. 2007)

Press conference with Chinese dissidents at the European Parliament (26 November 2007)

Christians Jailed for Aiding North Korean Refugees in China (August 18, 2003)

EU-China Relations

EU has moral responsibility to challenge China on human rights

Concern over possible lifting of China arms embargo

Moving missiles would improve China-EU relations, says NGO

Trying hard to be better partners

Unrest in Xinjiang and Tibet sends a message to the Chinese authorities


Discussion on the European Arrest Warrant (HRWF – 08.02. 2017)

Renewed call for reform of European Arrest Warrant in wake of Romanian businessman’s death (The Parliament Magazine – 08.02.2017)

Romanian judicial crisis highlights “shortcomings” in EU Arrest Warrant scheme (EU Today – February 08.02.2017)

#EuropeanArrestWarrant: Willy Fautre (EUReporter – 07.02.2017)

Subiectul condițiilor de detenție în România este fierbinte (Ziare pe net – 06.02.2017)

Subiectul condițiilor de detenție în România este fierbinte (Amos News –  06.02.2017)

România: Omul de afaceri de top Dan Adamescu a murit în închisoare (Ziare pe net – 26.01.2017)

România: Omul de afaceri de top Dan Adamescu a murit în închisoare (Amos News – 26.01.2017)

‘Ordonanta pentru gratiere si amnistie, ingrijoratoare’ ( –  26.01.2017)

‘Ordonanta pentru gratiere si amnistie, ingrijoratoare’ (Revista Presei – 26.01.2017)

‘Ordonanta pentru gratiere si amnistie, ingrijoratoare’ (Bursa – 26.01.2017)

Romania: Leading businessman Dan Adamescu dies in prison (EUReporter – 25.01.2017)

Comunicat de presă – Avocatul Poporului (Agerpres – 20.01.2017)

Avocatul Poporului a discutat despre situatia din penitenciare cu reprezentantii Human Rights Without Frontiers ( – 20.01.2017)

Avocatul Poporului, discuții cu un ONG pe tema situației din penitenciarele românești ( – 20.01.2017)



MEP calls EU to face ‘atrocious’ situation in North Korea (New Europe – 11.06.2013)

North Korean defectors call to an end to all aid (New Europe – 06.06.2013)

NGOs demand official inquiry into North Korea’s crimes against humanity (Parliament Magazine, June 2013)

EU urged to help bring North Korea ‘back into fold’ (June 2013)

Human rights in North Korea (Brussels Diplomatic – 14.01.2013)

Interview TV ZDF & 3Sat : Pyongyang Restaurant in Amsterdam

Interview about North Korean refugees with the Romanian Television TVR

UN Universal Periodic Review of North Korea (Asahi, April 20, 2012)

North Korean Refugee issues: Responses from the EU (EIAS – May 10, 2012)

NGOs demand official inquiry into North Korea’s crimes against humanity

London Conference. Commemorating Human Rights Day 2011: How Far Have We Progressed? (European Leadership Conferences. December 2011)

Commemorating Human Rights Day 2011, Houses of Parliament. Human rights in North Korea: An International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity (Universal Peace Federation, 9 December 2011)

North Korea. A New Chapter For Human Rights In North Korea Needs To Unfold. (FOREF Europa. December 19, 2011)

International Protest to Save North Korean Refugees 2011 (North Korea Freedom Coalition. September 22, 2011)

EU urged to continue restrictive sanctions against North Korea (Parliament Magazine, September 5, 2011)

EU urged to help bring North Korea ‘back into fold’

EU urged to continue restrictive sanctions against North Korea

North Korean ‘slaves’ in Europe? (, November 9, 2010)

MEP calls for renewed talks to resolve Korean conflict

LFNKR’s Kato Addresses Int’l Conference (North Korean Refugees. September 28, 2008)

2008 North Korean Human Rights Campaign (DailyNK. September 3, 2008)

Activists plan to float radios into North Korea (CNSNews. July 7, 2008)

Forced Labour: North Koreans working abroad (The Distributed Republic, May 1, 2008)

Ex-filtration by HRWF of 12 North Korean refugees to the South Korean embassy in Laos on 27 March 2008. Some articles:

Promoting North Korean Human Rights: What The Free World Can Do. (US Department of State. November 6, 2007)

North Koreans in Czech jobs: Slave labor? (New York Times & International Herald Tribune, November 8, 2006)

Christians jailed for aiding North Korean Refugees in China. (Worthy Christian news. 18 August, 2003)

North Korean Babies (BBC news. August 13, 2002)

US Congressional Record Vol. 148, Pt. 7 (May 23, 2002 to June 12, 2002)

N.Korea killing prison babies, defectors say. (Chicago Tribune. June 12, 2002)

Escapees Allege Newborns Killed In N. Korean Jails (Sun Sentinel. June 10, 2002)

Defectors From North Korea Tell of Prison Baby Killings. James Brooke. (The New York Times. June 10, 2002)

North Korea Engages in Forced Abortion, Infanticide (Catholic World News. June 10, 2002)

North Korean Prisons Accused of Forced Abortions and Infanticides (Ms Magazine. June 10, 2002)

North Korean Refugees Face Forced Abortion and Infanticide (National Right of Life, 2002)

Forum Focuses on N. Korea’s Rights Abuses. Asia: Defectors describe horrors of prison camps. Activists say aid isn’t reaching the needy. They seek a tougher stance by the West toward regime (Los Angeles Times. February 10, 2002)

North Koreans talk of baby killings

Don’t deport North Korean women

In prisons, swift death for babies (Partito Radicale, 6 December 2002)



East-West Relations

Human rights in Russia under fire on eve of elections



Thailand set to vote on controversial constitution (The Parliament Magazine – 05.08.2016)


Taiwan’s death penalty branded ‘unworthy’ of ‘highly developed’ country

Senior MEP welcomes Taiwan efforts to defuse tensions in South China Sea

Human rights group urges UN to recognize Taiwan’s journalists






UKRAINE: FECRIS correspondent in Ukraine campaigns with China against Falun Gong in Ukraine (Forum for Religious Freedom Europe, May 12, 2014)

UKRAINE: FECRIS correspondent in Ukraine campaigns with China against Falun Gong in Ukraine (European Coordination for Freedom of Conscience, May 12, 2014)

Ukraine isn’t ready yet for Euro 2012



Interview in EU TODAY: “Masato Ishibashi missing in Japan” (January 29, 2015)

Interview in THE BRUSSELS TIMES about the disappearance of Masato Ishibashi in Japan (January 28, 2015)

Publication in the Parliament Magazine, Issue 404 (pp 8-9): The Case of Toru Goto in Japan (January 26, 2015)

Interview by NTDTV on political propaganda and freedom of expression in Russia and China (22.01.2015)

JAPAN: A landmark court decision! Kidnappers and deprogrammers to pay dozens of million yen for attempted forceful change of religion (Forum for Religious Freedom Europe, November 18, 2014):

Abduction and confinement of a couple for forceful change of religion: Criminal charges brought against a pastor of Kobe City (European Coordination for Freedom of Conscience, November 17, 2014)

Japan’s Policy of Denial on Religious Freedom (Forum for Religious Freedom Europe, July 30, 2014)

European Parliament: Azerbaijan a Land of Religious Tolerance (Alateia, May 16, 2014)

Open Letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban: “NO” to the new law on religions
Central-European Religious Institute, (April 12, 2014)

Iran: Religious freedom highly restricted in Iran (International Institute for Religious Freedom, March 31, 2014)

Tearing Down Walls: Achieving Religious Equality in Turkey (Griechisch- Orthodoxe Metropolie von Deutschland, December 5, 2013)

Willy Fautré: “EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief, An opportunity for religious minorities in Turkey” (The Archon. Second International Conference on Religious Freedom, 4-5 December 2013 )

International Archon Religious Freedom Conference: “Tearing Down Walls: Achieving Religious Equality in Turkey” – Berlin, December 3, 4 and 5, 2013 (Antibaro, November 21, 2013)

Religious Tolerance in Azerbaijan: Jews, Germans, Molokans, and the Udi of Nij (Harvard International Review, November 21, 2013)

Eastern Europe: Freedom of Religion or Belief Still Under Serious Threat (Religious Information Service of Ukraine, September 23, 2013)

Paris criticized over move to burqa ban

ENP Countries Should Reconsider Their Stance on Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Anti-semitism Before Signing Association Agreement With the EU (PR Newswire., September 19, 2013)

First mission to Sierra Leone by the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion (International Institute for Religious Freedom, June 26, 2013)

Duizenden mensen zitten gevangen wegens geloof (De Redactie., April 23, 2013)

Duizenden mensen gevangen wegens geloof (Standaard, April 23, 2013)

China Named as Violator of Freedom of Religion in European Parliament (NTDTV, April 24, 2013)

China named as violator of freedom of religion in the European Parliament (NTDTV, 23 April 2013)

Missing Japanese Woman Is Suspected Victim in String of Human Rights Crimes (International Coalition for Religious Freedom, April 3, 2013)

Report on Undemocratic Practices of Anti-sect Movements (SOTERIA. International Spiritual Human Rights, March 13, 2013)

WORLD: Freedom To Choose, Change Or Renounce Religion or Belief (Tavaana, 2013)

Fides et Libertas: The Journal of the International Religious Liberty Association (International Religious Liberty Association, 2013)

European Leadership Conference Human Rights and the Protection of the Unempowered and Dispossessed. (Universal Peace Federation, June, 2012)

Sects or Religions? A Human Rights Perspective (Federation pour la paix Universelle. Ambassadeurs de paix, 2012)

Freedom of religion in Russia faces increased limits (Presbyterian Church (USA), November 22, 2011)

Joint Statement. On the Proposed Religion Law before the Parliamentary Assembly of Hungary. “The Right to Freedom of Conscience and Religion, and the Status of Churches, Religions, and Religious Communities” (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, July 11, 2011)

Members of the Opus Dei to be taken to court in Paris. Accusations of sectarian drifts and abuse of the state of weakness could now be used against Catholic institutions (Strasbourg Consortium, July 9, 2011)

Newsletter: Belgium. The draft law on abuse of weakness is dangerous despite its good intentions (Strasbourg Consortium, July 4, 2011)

RUSSIA: Evangelical rehabilitation mission faces liquidation. Russian Supreme Court finds suspension of activity of “Transformation of Russia” legal (Strasbourg Consortium, June 7, 2011)

New Europe Special Issue “Religious Freedom” (New Europe, November 15, 2010)

Full veil, burqa, niqab, hijab… a challenge to ‘European’ values? (New Europe, November 15, 2010)

Pakistan: Societal attitudes toward a foreign Christian woman who is married to a Muslim man (Refworld, UNHCR- UN Refugee Agency., September 29, 2009)

Why did the Vatican veto the OSCE’s guidelines on teaching religion? (New Europe, July 25, 2009)

EUROPEAN PLATFORM ON RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AND INTOLERANCE. OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism and on other forms of intolerance. Cordoba June 8 and 9, 2005 (OSCE, June 8-9, 2005)

Religionsfreiheit, Intoleranz, Diskriminierung in EU (FOREF Europa., August, 2004)

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the responsibility of religious freedom: the European experience (Facts About Jehovah’s Witnesses, June 22, 2001)

Europe Resists American Religious Cults (Lermanet., May 11, 2001)

Religious Persecution as a U.S. Policy I s s u e (Trinity College, Hartfard, Connecticut, 2000)


The Protection of Religious Minorities: Religious Freedom and Human Rights in Post-Communist Europe. David Murgio, Conference Rapporteur (Columbia. East European Center, March 18-19, 1998)

Intersectionality of Freedom of Religion or Belief & Women’s Rights: Burqa Issue in the EU (WUNRN., no date)