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The applicants are the Centre of Societies for Krishna Consciousness, a religious organisation under Russian law based in Moscow, and a Russian national Mikhail Aleksandrovich Frolov.
An OSCE report shows that graffiti, vandalism and arson attacks against churches are some of the more common crimes. There are 70% more cases reported than in 2019.
Antisemitic prejudice towards Jews persists among more than 30 percent of the population in countries across Eastern Europe, while in Western Europe, hostile views of the State of Israel command similar levels of agreement despite a sharp decline in traditional antisemitic attitudes, a new survey disclosed on Tuesday.
During the current session of the UN Human Rights Council, Austria, along with the Czech Republic and Slovakia, issued a special statement denouncing antisemitism. The statement was signed by 43 other governments. The World Jewish Congress cooperated in gathering support for the statement.
A Catholic bishops’ commission said on Wednesday that it is a “pity” that the “key position” of EU religious freedom envoy is now vacant.
Reading policy analyses and seeing terms like “religious persecution” and “religious extremism/fundamentalism” proliferate, you might be forgiven for dividing people of faith between victimised minorities and radicalised aggressors.
Six scholars look at the European anti-cult federation, and conclude it is seriously dangerous for religious liberty
Defamation cases condemned by European courts in Austria, France, Germany and Spain
CAP-LC filed a written statement detailing the defamation cases FECRIS and its affiliated organizations lost, and asking France to stop supporting them.
By William Julié, founding partner of William Julié Law Office and international criminal law officer at the International Bar Association, and Juliette Fauvarque, trainee lawyer at William Julié Law Office.
The proposal by the Conservatives and Reformists group was rejected before reaching the floor of the European Parliament.
Laws are passed with the alleged aim of combating Islamic radicalism. They are then used against peaceful religionists labeled as “fundamentalists” or “cults.”
What Christos Stylianides should know as he takes the post of the Special Envoy on religion or belief outside European Union?
Against the backdrop of labor migration, family reunification, and the ongoing refugee crisis, the number of Muslims in Europe has increased over the past decades. This has resulted in a growing number of Muslim schools and Muslim students enrolled in Islamic Religious Education in state schools.
On 24 March, the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva issued a press release which summed up the activities of the EU on a number of issues at the 46th session of the Human Rights Council.
The European Court of Justice ruled that authorities in European countries may ban the practice of ritual slaughter to promote animal welfare.
The Court of Justice of the EU said that member states could impose non-lethal stunning before the killing of animals
As of November 4, 2020, it appears from the study of more than 40 European countries that, in the vast majority of them, religious services are authorized, subject to compliance with health rules whose rigor varies greatly (physical distance, mask ...).
The Justice 4 Rohingya is circulating a letter to advocate for stronger measures from the EU to protect the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. See below for more information from their organization.
The European Times has learned today about a letter that 48 MEPs from different political groups requesting the European Commission to bring to a done the appointment of an EU Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, a role formerly tasked to Jan Figel.
Burkina Faso: Verbranntes Dorf
Äthiopien: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Nordkorea: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Indien: Lebensbericht eines Christen
Berg-Karabach: Aserbaidschan hindert Armenier am Besuch des Dadivank-Klosters
Deutschland: Erste muslimische Kita bleibt geschlossen
Oberverwaltungsgericht: Widerruf der Betriebserlaubnis ist rechtmäßig
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Dialog mit muslimischen Führern verbessert die Lage der Christen
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WEA Secretary General Visits Seychelles, Meets with Country’s President and Leadership of National Evangelical Alliance
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WEA-Generalsekretär besucht die Seychellen und trifft sich mit dem Präsidenten des Landes sowie der Leitung der Nationalen Evangelischen Allianz
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Generalsekretär der Weltweiten Evangelischen Allianz fordert Rangliste für Religionsfreiheit
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Ein neues Buch über theologische Ausbildung durch Weiterbildung (TEE) beweist die Effektivität und Anpassungsfähigkeit des Modells an die Ausbildungsbedürfnisse der heutigen globalen Kirche
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New Book on Theological Education by Extension (TEE) Proves the Model’s Effectiveness and Adaptability to Meet the Training Needs of Today’s Global Church