HRWF Prisoners Database
Human Rights Without Frontiers tracks incidents worldwide where people are imprisoned for exercising their right to freedom of religion or belief.
Press Conference – Coronavirus and the Shincheonji Church: True facts and fake news
Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 14h
Press Club Brussels Europe
Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels
We regret to inform you that this event has been CANCELLED due to preventive measures in connection with the coronavirus outbreak. You can read this White Paper here.
We thank you for your understanding.
REPORT: Freedom of Religion or Belief
This HRWF report exposes the practice of kidnapping, confinement and forced de-conversion that is currently ongoing in South Korea. It discusses the history, cultural context and drivers of this gross human rights violation, highlights 10 individual cases and provides recommendations.
REPORT: Women's Rights & Religion
This HRWF report explores the ways in which religious texts and practices as well as cultural influences and patriarchal systems influence the infringement of women's rights. It aspires to highlight the powerful potential that religion and religious leaders have to help guarantee these rights around the world.
- Urgent call for the dropping of all charges against Christian Pastor Keshav Raj Acharya. An initiative of CSW, Jubilee Campaign and Wilberforce 7 July, 2020 Dear Sir, We, the undersigned, are a group of individuals and organizations who...
About three-in-ten men say women’s gains have come at the expense of men. By Juliana Menasce Horowitz & Ruth Igielnik Pew Research Center (07.07.2020) - https://pewrsr.ch/2ZNAumx - A hundred years after the 19th Amendment was ratified, about half of...
By Kaavya Asoka NGOWG (01.07.2020) - https://bit.ly/3eaCtXg - Six months into 2020, during what should be a celebratory year for women’s civil society marking the 20th anniversary of Resolution 1325 (2000), their voices are barely heard at the UN Security...
By Kaela Roeder Washington Blade (02.07.2020) - https://bit.ly/2VXkT2N - More than 40 people were arrested in Moscow on June 27 for protesting against the arrest of an LGBTQ activist who is accused of spreading “gay propaganda” on her social media page and...
The Balkan country is the first European country outside Western Europe and the European Union to legally recognise gay and lesbian couples. By Rachel Savage Thomson Reuters Foundation (01.07.2020) - https://bit.ly/2O02Fcs - Montenegro voted to legalise...