HRC 41 written statement : Misuse and Abuse of the Pre-trial Detention and the FIES System in Spain & the Kokorevs Case
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HRC 41 written statement : Misuse and Abuse of the Pre-trial Detention and the FIES System in Spain & the Kokorevs Case

Misuse and Abuse of the Pre-trial Detention and the FIES System in Spain & the Kokorevs Case In 1996, Spain adopted a law introducing a special status and treatment for certain prisoners during their pre-trial detention and possible subsequent imprisonment.[1] Known by the acronym FIES, which stands for “The Register of Prisoners requiring Special Surveillance” (Ficheros de Internos de Especial Seguimiento), the system originally...

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hrc 41 written statement : Call for International Support against Norway’s requirement  for the wearing of religious headgear for ID photographs
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hrc 41 written statement : Call for International Support against Norway’s requirement for the wearing of religious headgear for ID photographs

Call for International Support against Norway’s requirement  for the wearing of religious headgear for ID photographs Introduction We are a NGO that specializes in the freedom of religious minorities. This statement reports to the UN on the urgent need for international support to protect the religious freedom of minorities in Norway. We make this statement jointly with Unge Sikhe and UNITED SIKHS. Unge Sikhe is an organisation that...

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HRC 41 written statement : The case of the Ahmadis refugees in Thailand and Malaysia
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HRC 41 written statement : The case of the Ahmadis refugees in Thailand and Malaysia

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community : The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Pakistan is perhaps the most obviously persecuted religious group in the world today. The Ahmadis suffer under a unique combination of virulent media commentary, violence and hatred orchestrated by an opposing religious group founded specifically to eradicate the Ahmadis, active State repression through specific anti-Ahmadi laws and passive State tolerance of violence...

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HRC 41 writen statement : Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in Republic of Korea
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HRC 41 writen statement : Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in Republic of Korea

Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in South Korea In the last decades of the 20th century, the international flourishing of new religious movements (NRMs) caught unprepared both the traditional religions and the secular media that had predicted the demise of religion. The simplistic, pseudo-scientific explanation of this growth was that the NRMs converted their followers through a sinister form of mind control called...

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HRC 41 oral statement : Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in Republic of Korea
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HRC 41 oral statement : Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in Republic of Korea

Oral statement 41th Session of the HRC Coordination des Associations et des Particuliers pour la Liberté de Conscience Forcible Deprogramming of Members of Shincheonji in Republic of Korea At the end of the 20th century, courts of law in the United States and Europe outlawed the criminal actions of “deprogrammers,” private vigilantes who kidnapped members of groups labeled as “cults,” after having been paid significant sums by their...

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