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Human Rights Without Frontiers debate on Child Marriage

Human Rights Without Frontiers debate on Child Marriage

| October 14, 2018

Welcome to the first of a series of EU Reporter discussion programmes, brought to you in partnership with Human Rights Without Frontiers. Today we’re looking at Child Marriage, defined as a marriage in which one or both of the people getting married is below the legal age of consent in that country. Of course, in […]

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EU’s growing role as a “soft power” aids Human Rights in #Morocco

EU’s growing role as a “soft power” aids Human Rights in #Morocco

| June 27, 2018

A report on human rights and democracy in Morocco shows the EU’s growing role as a “soft power” – writes Colin Stevens. The report, by Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l, a leading Brussels-based rights organisation, was published in the European Parliament on Tuesday. A conference where it was dissiminated was hosted by S&D and ALDE groups in the European Parliament. Ilhan […]

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Kovesi Stays, so what next from #Romania’s tainted corruption fight?

Kovesi Stays, so what next from #Romania’s tainted corruption fight?

| April 18, 2018

President Iohannis’ decision to retain Laura Kovesi  (pictured above) as head of Romania’s DNA overlooks the myriad of abuses her department is accused of – By Willy Fautre This week, Romania’s President Iohannis announced his decision to retain the powerful Laura Kovesi as Chief Prosecutor at the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA). This follows months of political […]

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Behind bars for faith in China and Iran

Behind bars for faith in China and Iran

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Martin Banks China and Iran are the two countries in which the Brussels-based NGO Human Rights Without Frontiers International has identified the highest number of believers imprisoned for exercising their basic rights to freedom of religion or belief (FoRB). The violations are detailed in the NGO’s last annual prisoners’ list “Behind Bars for their […]

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Eight member states of UN Human Rights Council ‘put believers and atheists in jail’

Eight member states of UN Human Rights Council ‘put believers and atheists in jail’

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) has just released its Annual World Freedom of Religion or Belief Prisoners List – three newly elected member states of the UN Human Rights Council and five other members are on its list of 24 countries: China, Morocco and Saudi Arabia  and India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Libya and South Korea respectively. […]

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