Jews abused, spat on in Munich anti-Semitic attacks

From HRWF.NET – DW (07.08.2019)– Jewish groups say anti-Semitic attacks are happening with increasing frequency in Bavaria. The latest incidents follow several recent high profile cases in other German cities. Jewish people in Munich suffered two anti-Semitic attacks within days of each other, police and a Jewish group announced on Tuesday. On Saturday, a rabbi[…]

Hungary: When the law and force is used to harm citizens instead of protecting them

Shockingly enough (or not), it gives the impression some Hungarian officials are on a run to become the most hated anti-religious people in Europe. In order to achieve that, they have been very diligent in copying expired actions already perpetrated by people who tried to stop the religious freedom of Scientologists and others in Spain,[…]

Parliamentarians from 14 countries call on Russia for protecting religious minorities

Posted on 14th October 2017  Source EIFRF/FOB/FORB, October 13, 2017 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 from 14 European countries and[…]

The rapporteur Mr Valeriu Ghiletchi,presents his memorandum on “The protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities”

Here you can find the explanatory memorandum by Mr. Valeriu Ghiletchi 1. Introduction 1. The Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination appointed me as rapporteur on “The protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities” on 3 December 2014. I presented a preliminary draft report in April 2016 and a draft report[…]

By Eugenia Relaño: Woman and Muslim, double discrimination

One of the fundamental principles of European construction is equality. It underlies two values that qualify a society as democratic: human dignity and personal autonomy. Respect for human dignity means recognizing all individuals the same value regardless of their sexual orientation, race, religion or disability. And ensuring that anyone has personal autonomy means that he[…]