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
UKRAINE: UK to contribute 100,000 pounds to establishment of criminal court in Hague to deal with MH17 case
The United Kingdom continues to support Australia and the Netherlands in their call on Russia to accept responsibility for the downing of flight MH17. UNIAN (17.07.2019) - https://bit.ly/2M02qy8 - Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Jeremy Hunt says that...read more
HRWF (18.07.2019) - 226 Jehovah’s Witnesses are being prosecuted on the basis of article 282 of Russia’s criminal code across the Russian Federation and in Crimea, according to the Office of Public Information the World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses. As...read more
New searches and interrogations for faith in Krasnoyarsk, Quran confiscated Stetson (17.07.2019) / JW in Russia (15.07.2019) - https://bit.ly/2JFbVS5 - https://bit.ly/30BSHlR - On 9 and 11 July 2019, in Krasnoyarsk, searches were conducted in at least three...read more
By Catherine Edwards Thelocal.se (12.07.2019) - https://bit.ly/2JB2XoL - One year ago, Sweden introduced a law change that meant sex without explicit consent was considered as rape, including when the victim did not actively say 'no'. The Local spoke to experts...read more
South Sudan has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. By Hellen Toby Global Citizen (09.07.2019) - https://bit.ly/2NZbXIH - A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning...read more