AFN recently contributed to two different events. Religion – a Source of Peace and Harmony in SocietyOne was organised by the Ahmidiyya Muslims where 6 different speakers gave their input on how different religions approach peace. At the event… Continue reading
The International Institute of Religious Freedom published all the 12 official reports to the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religions and Belief, presented by the present United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of… Continue reading
The All Faiths Network Director participated and spoke at an international convention held in Florence, Italy entitled “Law and Freedom of Belief in Europe, a difficult journey”. The meeting was recognized by the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Security… Continue reading
Russia Religion News reports that the European Court of Human Rights (E.C.H.R.) has posed questions to Russia over the treatment of Jehova’s Witnesses in recent court cases (reported elsewhere on this website).
The Witnesses appeal will be considered on… Continue reading
Russia: Exploring Interfaith Dialogue and Freedom of Religion
An event organised in Brussels by
The European Interreligious Forum for Religious Freedom (EIFRF) and
The All Faiths Network (AFN)
Jan Figel, EU Special Envoy for the Promotion of… Continue reading
A conference/debate organised by The European Interreligious Forum for Religious Freedom (EIFRF), and the All Faiths Network
EU Special Envoy for the promotion of the freedom of religion or belief outside the EU
Senior… Continue reading
Eno Adeogun on the Christian news website Premier echoes the call for a challenge to the Russian repression of Jehova’s Witnesses and other religious minorities.
“People concerned with religious freedom in Russia are being called on to publically share their… Continue reading
Mushfig Bayram reports on the Forum 18 news site that Muslims, Protestants, Jehova’s Witnesses and others are subject to torture.
“Torture and impunity for torturers continues in Uzbekistan, directed against Muslims, Protestants, Jehovah’s Witnesses and people of other faiths. Women… Continue reading
Council of Europe cross-party initiative:
Parliamentarians from 14 European countries call upon Russian government to put an end to religious freedom violations against minorities
On Friday 13 October, 28 parliamentarians at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, coming… Continue reading
London: All Faiths Network Director Martin Weightman chaired a panel at the International Media Conference on “Exposure of Conflict Areas in the World with Parlicular Referrence to Kashmir. In his opening remarks he highlighted the importance of interfaith dialogue and… Continue reading