Our Causes

  • Recent cases where HRWF campaigned and helped achieve positive results 18 September 2017: Mahvash Sabet, one of the Baha’i Seven is released Baha’i leader, Mahvash Sabet, was released from prison in Iran after serving 10 years behind bars because of her faith. She is the first of seven imprisoned Baha’i leaders to be released. The remaining […]

  • Human Rights Without Frontiers tracks incidents worldwide where people are imprisoned for exercising their right to freedom of religion or belief. Newly released! – See our 2017 Freedom of Religion or Belief & Blasphemy Prisoners Database below Freedom of Religion or Belief & Blasphemy Prisoners List World Report 2018 – Coming soon… Freedom of Religion or Belief […]

  • What is advocacy? To advocate means to give voice to a specific concern, especially on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves. Each year thousands of people suffer torture, mistreatment, imprisonment and even death simply for exercising basic freedoms that are guaranteed under international law. Advocacy organisations, such as Human Rights Without Frontiers, seek […]

  • (Pictured above: Presentation of HRWF’s annual report in the European Parliament) 2014: Freedom of Religion or Belief World Report 2014 – In prison for their religion or beliefs Click here to view the report 2013: Freedom of Religion or Belief World Report 2013 Click here to view the report 2012: Freedom of Religion or Belief […]

  • What is Freedom of Religion & Belief (FoRB)? The right to freedom of religion or belief is enshrined in several international instruments, such as Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Article 18 of the UDHR provides for the […]

  • What are human rights? Our present understanding of human rights is built on principles of freedom, justice, equality and human dignity that have existed since ancient times. However, it was out of the atrocities of the Second World War that the modern human rights movement was born, culminating in the adoption of the Universal Declaration […]