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
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