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European Courts of Human Rights: An Afghan asylum-seeker converted to Christianity should not be deported

Switzerland would breach the Convention by returning to Afghanistan an Afghan convert to Christianity (ECHR Press Release) On December 11, 2019, in the case of A.A. v. Switzerland (application no. 32218/17) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there would be a violation of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights […]

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ORLIR signs declaration against false demonstrations against Hindus in Russia

  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 […]

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ORLIR signs open letter to South Korean President Moon against deprogramming

  Forced Conversion in South Korea Should Be Put to an End: An Open Letter to President Moon Jae-in 한국의 강제 개종을 근절해야 합니다 : 문재인 대통령에게 보내는 공개서한   Dear President Moon: 문재인 대통령님 We represent international NGOs and scholarly organizations specialized in researching religious pluralism and new religious movements throughout the world, and […]

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The Long Arm of the Dragon: Chinese Persecution of Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution – Video by the magazine Bitter Winter

  The Long Arm of the Dragon: Chinese Persecution of Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution – Video by the magazine Bitter Winter Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took power, the growing and systematic religious persecution in China has generated tens of thousands of refugees, who flee to democratic countries. The mere fact that refugees are […]

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