HRWF Prisoners Database
Human Rights Without Frontiers tracks incidents worldwide where people are imprisoned for exercising their right to freedom of religion or belief.
SURVEY: State repression of Uyghur women
HRWF is conducting a confidential survey of Uyghur women to learn more about their experiences in China and East Turkestan. The survey is secure and submissions are encrypted to ensure the highest level of safeguarding the information provided. The survey is available in Uyghur and English. If you’re a Uyghur woman, we would greatly appreciate your participation!
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REPORT: Women's Rights & Religion
This report by HRWF addresses early, forced and child marriages, female genital mutilation, violence against women, 'honour' killing, public dress codes, and reproductive rights. Through these various violations of women's rights, the report explores the ways in which religious texts, practices, cultural influences, and patriarchal systems influence or motivate the infringement of these rights; and to discover and highlight the powerful potential that religion and religious leaders have to help guarantee women’s rights around the world. read more
By Farahnaz Ispahani Religious Freedom Institute (24.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2XHqs3K - The largest single attack on Sri Lankan soil was not claimed by any extremist group until early Tuesday when ISIS declared responsibility. ISIS has conducted targeted attacks on...read more
By Matthew Luxmoore RadioFreeEurope (24.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2PtO8FV - In Verkhnebakansky, a town just outside Novorossiisk on Russia's Black Sea Coast, Baptists gather in a small house with a set of windows in the shape of a Christian cross. Their presence in...read more
Amnesty International (23.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2DuZuVr- he execution of 37 people convicted on “terrorism” charges marks an alarming escalation in Saudi Arabia’s use of the death penalty, said Amnesty International today. Among those put to death was a young man...read more
UN Security Council adopts Resolution 2467: Calls upon belligerents worldwide to adopt concrete commitments on ending sexual violence in conflict
Members pass Resolution 2467 (2019) by 13 votes in favour, none against, as China, Russian Federation abstain UN (23.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2GuB5jx- The Security Council called today upon warring parties around the globe to implement concrete commitments to...read more
Measure on sexual violence in conflict passes after Trump administration threatened to veto document over references to reproductive health By Liz Ford The Guardian (23.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2VY7HbW- The UN has backed a resolution on combatting rape in...read more