Tag: Human Rights Without Frontiers

#Russia: Complaints against a judge and the FSB in a trial against a Scientology prisoner of conscience

#Russia: Complaints against a judge and the FSB in a trial against a Scientology prisoner of conscience

| November 25, 2018

On 28 November, the St Petersburg City Court will hear an appeal filed against a judge and the FSB (KGBs successor) by the defense lawyer of the leader of the Scientology Church, Ivan Matsitsky, who in September was adopted as a prisoner of conscience by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a bipartisan […]

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#HumanRightsWithoutFrontiers – Exploitation of #NorthKorea workers in #Poland

#HumanRightsWithoutFrontiers – Exploitation of #NorthKorea workers in #Poland

| November 8, 2018

Welcome to the second in our regular series discussing human rights, brought to you in partnership with Human Rights without Frontiers. In this programme we are looking at the exploitation of North Korean Workers in Poland.  A film dealing with the issue was screened at an event organized within the European Parliament by MEP Laszlo […]

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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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A window of opportunity for corrupt justice system in #Romania?

A window of opportunity for corrupt justice system in #Romania?

| June 12, 2018

At the end of May, the Constitutional Court of Romania ruled that President Iohannis must dismiss the country’s chief anti-corruption prosecutor, Laura Kovesi, after allegations of her involvement in multiple violations of the rule of law. As the Constitutional Court’s rulings are binding, a glimmer of hope has emerged, offering a golden opportunity to improve […]

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The Donetsk People’s Republic: Four influential figures of the rebel group

The Donetsk People’s Republic: Four influential figures of the rebel group

NGO Human Rights Without Frontiers has given an overview of the four most influential individuals from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic within the Ukraine Conflict. Willy Fautré, editor-in-chief of Human Rights Without Frontiers, attempted to give an insight on the background of key actors within the DPR separatist movement. The first Prime Minister, Alexander Borodai, […]

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Campaign for Sakharov Prize to Meriam Ibrahim

Campaign for Sakharov Prize to Meriam Ibrahim

This year, Human Rights Without Frontiers calls upon the European Parliament to nominate Meriam Ibrahim for the Sakharov Prize, the annual EU Human Rights Award, for her outstanding courage to keep her faith despite a sentence of 100 lashes and the death penalty by hanging. Meriam Ibrahim was charged with apostasy and adultery because she was alleged […]

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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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