Another Minority Religion Under Threat in Russia: Who Is Afraid of Sri Prakash?
Juil23

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 defended by cracking down on minority religions. Notorious in this respect has been, again for years, one Alexander Dvorkin, who heads an “anti-cult” center in Moscow...

Read More
Spiritual Guru – Shri Prakash Ji Wins Defamation Lawsuit in Russia
Avr17

Spiritual Guru – Shri Prakash Ji Wins Defamation Lawsuit in Russia

 Spiritual Guru – Shri Prakash Ji Wins Defamation Lawsuit in Russia Shri Prakash Ji – Spiritual Guru and leader of Hinduism in Russia (http://bit.ly/ShriPrakashJi) has won the defamation lawsuit against a radical Christian organization named RATSIRS headed by the infamous Alexander Dworkin. Dworkin is the same person whose aggressive rhetoric lead to the burning of Bhagavad-Gita in one of the Russian cities eight years...

Read More
Dennis Christensen, témoin de Jéhovah danois résidant en Russie, a été condamné à 6 ans de prison pour avoir dirigé un service religieux à Oryol
Fév19

Dennis Christensen, témoin de Jéhovah danois résidant en Russie, a été condamné à 6 ans de prison pour avoir dirigé un service religieux à Oryol

HRWF (14.02.2019) – Le 6 février, Dennis Christensen, témoin de Jéhovah danois résidant en Russie, a été condamné à 6 ans de prison pour avoir dirigé un service religieux à Oryol. Les Nations Unies, le Conseil de l’Europe, l’Union européenne, le Département d’État américain et la Commission américaine pour la liberté religieuse dans le monde ont fermement dénoncé l’interdiction des Témoins de Jéhovah en 2017 et ont appelé à  ce que «...

Read More
Moscow – Beijing: the anti-cult axis of evil
Fév14

Moscow – Beijing: the anti-cult axis of evil

HRWF (14.02.2019) source : https://hrwf.eu/russia-moscow-beijing-the-anti-cult-axis-of-evil/ – On 6 February, Dennis Christensen, a Danish Jehovah’s Witness living in Russia, was sentenced to 6 years in prison for leading a religious service in Oryol. The United Nations, the Council of Europe, the European Union, the U.S. Department of State, the US Commission of International Religious Freedom have strongly denounced the ban of...

Read More
Laïcité and religious freedom: A coalition of NGOs questions France at the United Nations
Jan22

Laïcité and religious freedom: A coalition of NGOs questions France at the United Nations

CAP/ LC HRWF (15.01.2017) – In a side-event following the Universal Periodic Review of France in Geneva this Monday 15th January, several NGOs and an international law expert have called upon President Emmanuel Macron and his Prime Minister to revise the financing of FECRIS (European Federation of Centers of Research and Information on Cults and Sects) and its member organizations. Under the predecessors of President Macron, FECRIS...

Read More
FECRIS correspondent in Ukraine campaigns with China against Falun Gong in Ukraine
Mai13

FECRIS correspondent in Ukraine campaigns with China against Falun Gong in Ukraine

HRWF (12.05.2014) – The Ukrainian National Center Of Religious Safety And Help To Victims Of Destructive Cults Organisation « Dialogue » a FECRIS correspondent in Ukraine, has launched a campaign against Falun Gong practitioners. It has published the following article on its website under the title « The Falun Gong sect recruits Kherson residents under the guise of an art exhibition »: The Kherson branch of the Union of Artists...

Read More