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
- Full version of the survey in Ukrainian: - http://ratinggroup.ua/files/ratinggroup/reg_files/rg_ukraine_042019_ii_press.pdf - According to the survey conducted by the Sociological Group “Rating” based on the outcomes of the second week of April, 2019, the...read more
Gulf News (14.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2GtrHO2 - Several human rights groups have accused a Qatari self-styled rights advocate and his government panel of covering up the death of more than 1,200 migrant workers while building sports facilities for hosting the 2022...read more
Home Office cites Bible to deny asylum By Kaya Burgess The Times (22.03.2019) - https://bit.ly/2GnTDBV- The Home Office refused asylum to an Iranian who converted from Islam to Christianity because, it said, Christianity was not a peaceful religion....read more
By Halya Coynash Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (17.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2VLQDG0 - Armed searches of both a mosque and the home of the Imam were carried out on 15 April in the Balaclava region of occupied Crimea, with the Imam, Rustem Abilev arrested on...read more
New law replaces the 1934 legislation that made the construction of new churches subject to ten conditions By Arnaud Bevilacqua La Croix International (15.04.2019) - https://bit.ly/2GwjkQX - President Abdel Fatteh al Sissi's Egyptian government legalized...read more