CAP Freedom of Conscience involvement at the United Nations

Forced Conversion that Violates Human Rights Becomes an International Problem

CESNUR from Italy and HRWF from Belgium hosted a seminar entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International...

Report on Combating Antisemitism to Eliminate Discrimination and Intolerance Based on Religion or Belief : Submission from Civil Society Organisations or Individuals

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, called for inputs when preparing his report on Combating...

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

Summary In the present report, the Special Rapporteur addresses the role of “soft law” and  new institutions in the creation, enforcement,...

International Peace Day Conference: Emerging religions persecuted by the CCP are making efforts for world peace

International Peace Day Conference: Emerging religions persecuted by the CCP are making efforts for world peaceOn September 19, 2019, in celebration...

UN 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council ITEM 4 join oral statement FUNDACION VIDA – GRUPO ECOLOGICO VERDE – CAP LIBERTE DE CONSCIENCE – German sect filters

In Germany, the State continues to allow use of discrimination of minority religions by condoning the use of so called “German sect filters” and...

UN 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council Item 6 outcomes NORWAY Protection of Human Rights in Norway

CAP Freedom of Conscience, UNITED SIKHS and Unge Sikhe are making this joint statement to highlight the violation of religious freedom that wearers...

Joint Statement of Ukrainian and Georgian Women at the UN “Women. Peace. Strategic Partnership. Joint Activities”

We are women representing civilian leaders of Ukraine and Georgia, living in the area of currently rising geopolitical tension that have united into...

100 NGOs at UN Blast China’s Anti-Muslim Racism, Protest Silencing of NGOs

The following joint civil society statement was barred from publication by the UN, as confirmed by OHCHR on Sept. 4, 2019, despite being submitted...

UNSG Guterres For China Now Censors In Geneva As He Has In NY For 429 Days Banning Press For CEFC China Energy

UNSG Guterres For China Now Censors In Geneva As He Has In NY For 429 Days Banning Press For CEFC China Energy By Matthew Russell Lee, CJR Letter...

United Nations General Assembly : DAFOH Discusses Role of Forced Organ Harvesting as a Tool of Religious Persecution and Genocide in China

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), a leading medical ethics NGO, will host a panel discussion...

International Day of Peace UN Geneva : Totalitarian Regimes Are the Biggest Hindrance to World Peace

Good afternoon everyone, I’m a Christian from The Church of Almighty God. I would like to thank the organizers for inviting us to attend this...

CAP Freedom of Conscience involvement in Europe

Forced Conversion that Violates Human Rights Becomes an International Problem

CESNUR from Italy and HRWF from Belgium hosted a seminar entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem”. On 19 November, Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers...

Joint report launched on plight of Ahmadi refugees in Thailand and Malaysia

The International Human Rights Committee (IHRC) launched its latest report ‘Fact Finding Mission to Thailand and Malaysia - From Persecution to Desperation’ at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s 53rd annual Jalsa Salana, in Hampshire on 3 August. The joint report is a...

Faculty for Comparative Study of Religion and Humanism Antwerpen : conference Ahmadiyya

The case of the Ahmadis refugees in Thailand and Malaysia Ahmadiyya Muslim Community : The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Pakistan is perhaps the most obviously persecuted religious group in the world today. The Ahmadis suffer under a unique combination of virulent...

Persecution of The Church of Almighty God Was Unveiled at UN Why CCP Persecutes Religious Beliefs?

On June 19th, during the Thirty-eighth Session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, Mr. Thierry Valle, President of the Coordination of the Associations and Individuals for Freedom of Conscience (CAP LC), on behalf of 7 NGOs, gave an oral statement at...

COMPILATION OF WRITTEN RECOMMENDATIONS (Covering Working sessions 10-15)

This compilation contains recommendations submitted to the HDIM Documentation Centre in accordance with the established procedure. The compilation is organized by working sessions and by what was submitted by delegations / international organizations / civil society...

Serbian Orthodox church must be removed

CASE OF ORLOVIĆ AND OTHERS v. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (Application no. 16332/18) JUDGMENT STRASBOURG 1 October 2019 This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision. In the case of...

International Conference Ahmadiyya in scholarly perspective

October   24.25. 2019 Faculty for Comparative Study of Religions and Humanism (FVG) & European Observatory of Religion and Secularism. Speakers : Prof. dr. Brahim Layouss : Welcome Prof. dr. Chris Vonck : Introduction ‘A search for a Quran in the 50's’. Heiko...

Open Letter to the OSCE/ODIHR

Will it be worthwhile participating in the next HDIM?  All the participants' statements and papers in the last five years have just been removed from the website of the OSCE/ODIHR.   To the attention of Ms. Ingibjorg GISLADOTTIR, Director,   For more than 20 years, I...

Prasun Prakash Is Religious Freedom ever possible in the Russian Federation ?

Speeches from the human dimension implementation conference dedicated to Russia. Hindus need a temple in Russia and for that it’s important for the Russian government to recognize Hinduism. Russia’s religious harmony and peace is in danger due to Dvorkin Alexander....

From Warsaw to Paris: MIVILUDES will cease to exist on 1 January 2020

HRWF (01.10.2019) - "The European Federation for Research on Sectarianism (FECRIS) assists victims of sectarian discrimination and receives support of our government", said the spokesperson of the French delegation at the OSCE/ ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation...

Another Minority Religion Under Threat in Russia: Who Is Afraid of Sri Prakash?

 The situation of religious minorities in Russia has been a cause of serious concerns for several years. While Russia hosts high-level academic institutes and tolerant intellectuals, it is also home to radicals who believe that the Russian Orthodox tradition should be...

Persecution of Chinese Refugees of The Church of Almighty God in South Korea Should Not Start Again

That The Church of Almighty God (CAG) is heavily persecuted in China, with thousands of arrests and many documented cases of torture and extra-judicial killings, is now an established fact, recognized inter alia by official United Nations and U.S. State Department...

Asylum seekers from The Church of Almighty God (CAG)

The CESNUR has launched a joint letter addressed to all MEPs and all EU States Ambassadors to the EU regarding the status of Chinese refugees from the Church of Almighty God in Europe. The letter is now open for signatures. The deadline for signatures is Tuesday, July...

Re: Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws

To the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Imran Khan copies to: UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief EU Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Re: Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws Dear Prime Minister, We write as an informal group of organisations and...