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.
By Michael Lipin, Ramin Haghjoo Undated photo of Reza Yavari, an Iranian Gonabadi Dervish activist who was arrested in Tehran in February 2018, released from a prison in Ahvaz upon receiving a pardon in April 2020, and later forced into internal exile. (VOA Persian)...
By AFP Bangkok Post (27.05.2020) - https://bit.ly/301D4Hd - A Malaysian man has launched the country's first legal challenge against Islamic laws banning gay sex, a test case supporters said Wednesday could help combat growing persecution of the LGBT community....
Decriminalize consensual same-sex conduct. By Viktoriya Kim HRW (26.05.2020) - https://bit.ly/2Xu7iRq - In Turkmenistan, men who have sex with men continue to be arrested and imprisoned on sodomy charges. In mid-April independent media in the...
European Center for Law and Justice (27.05.2020) - Is it not paradoxical that ISIS terrorists invoke “human rights” to be allowed to return in Europe, or not to be expelled from it, even though they hate the European culture and have fought against it, to the point of...
- The case of Gong Dazhi, a member of the Church of Almighty God - Human Rights Without Frontiers calls upon the Spanish authorities to grant refugee status immediately to believers of all faiths that are persecuted in China - HRWF (28.05.2020) -...