Our Causes

  • Recent cases where HRWF campaigned and helped achieve positive results   6 December 2016: Eight Christians acquitted and released (Nepal) Eight Christians in Charikot, Nepal, who were accused of attempting to convert children to Christianity through the distribution of a comic book, were acquitted on 6 December. Mr Prakash Pradhan, Mr Bimal Shahi, Ms Banita […]

  •   Join our campaign to release religious and belief prisoners! HRWF advocates worldwide for the release of people in prison for their religion or belief – and we need your help! Below are selected cases that we’re asking for help in writing to embassies to show support for these prisoners and to help get them […]

  • What is advocacy? To advocate means to give voice to a specific concern, especially on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves. Each year thousands of people suffer torture, mistreatment, imprisonment and even death simply for exercising basic freedoms that are guaranteed under international law. Advocacy organisations, such as Human Rights Without Frontiers, seek […]

  • (Pictured above: Presentation of HRWF’s annual report in the European Parliament) Current report: 2016: Freedom of Religion or Belief World Report 2015 – Religious Minorities under Oppression Click here to view the report Upcoming report: Previous reports: 2015: Freedom of Religion or Belief World Report 2014 – In prison for their religion or beliefs Click here […]

  • What is Freedom of Religion & Belief (FoRB)? The right to freedom of religion or belief is enshrined in several international instruments, such as Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Article 18 of the UDHR provides for the […]

  • What are human rights? Our present understanding of human rights is built on principles of freedom, justice, equality and human dignity that have existed since ancient times. However, it was out of the atrocities of the Second World War that the modern human rights movement was born, culminating in the adoption of the Universal Declaration […]