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
Warsaw: AFN attended the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting covering sessions on Freedom of Religion, Belief and Conscience as well as Tolerance and Non-Discrimination. The OSCE is an intergovernmental body comprising 57 countries and provides a forum for governments and… Continue reading
Human Rights Without Frontiers reports that Donald Jay Ossewaarde, an American national who has lived in Oryol, Russia, since 2005, filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights March 30, 2017, based on his arrest and conviction of… Continue reading
AFN members, along with 60,000 Hindu pilgrims attended the biggest Hindu festival outside India Bhaktivedanta Manor, near Watford. The event was to celebrate Sri Krishno Janmashtami – the birth of Lord Krishna and there were events, plays, games dancing, talks… Continue reading
Dublin City Interfaith Forum reports that the Republic of Ireland has been classed among the most tolerant in the world for religion, citing a recent study from the Pew Research Center.
The small, mostly Catholic, nation of the Republic Of… Continue reading
Further use of ‘anti-extremist’ laws being used to stifle dissent and new religions is reported by the SOVA Centre for Information and Analysis. In a summary introduced: “The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in… Continue reading
Four All Faiths Network members attended Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the UK meeting members from other faiths, parliamentarians, civic leaders and diplomats from different countries, some of whom also addressed the gathering and underlined… Continue reading
Reported by the BBC and others, Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered the disbanding of the Jehovah’s Witnesses on Russian territory.
The ban came into effect after the court rejected an appeal by the religious group against a ruling in April… Continue reading
Please would you consider adding you signature to the attached letter.
The All Faiths Network has been asked to circulate the letter by the Interfaith Round Table Washington – a collection of many religions in the USA as you will… Continue reading