Category: DOCUMENTS

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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Intolerance and Discrimination Against Religion-Based Refugees from China in the OSCE Area: The Case of The Church of Almighty God

  ORLIR International Observatory of Religious Liberty of Refugees Statement by Ms. Rosita Šoryte, President [email protected]      www.orlir.org There are issues that these days are very toxic, and nobody would like to talk about: refugees and China. And my very young and still very small organization – ORLIR – is dealing with both. We […]

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Combating Discrimination Against The Church of Almighty God in the OSCE Space

  Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l Avenue d’Auderghem 61/16, 1040 Brussels Phone/Fax: 32 2 3456145 Email: [email protected] – Website: http://www.hrwf.eu Combating Discrimination Against The Church of Almighty God in the OSCE Space For centuries, the United States and Canada have provided asylum to people from other countries fleeing from religious persecution, intolerance and discrimination. In […]

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The Repression of Religion in China: Consequences for OSCE Participating States

  CESNUR – Center for Studies on New Religions Via Confienza 19 10121 Torino, Italy www.cesnur.org [email protected] Publisher of the daily magazine on human rights and religious liberty in China Bitter Winter: https://bitterwinter.org/ On February 1, 2018, a new Religious Affairs Regulation came into force in China. The consensus of legal experts is that it […]

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AN URGENT APPEAL TO CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL

Dear Chancellor Merkel: We are NGOs active in the field of religious liberty, and write about the urgent situation of a Chinese refugee, Ms. Zhao, currently detained at the Aufsichts und Dienstleistungsdirektion Landeseinrichtung für Asylbegehrende und Ausreisepflichtige in Ingelheim, after she resisted forcible deportation to China on July 9. We urge you to consider that, […]

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