Oxford Declaration on Freedom of Thought and Expression
The 2014 World Humanist Congress, gathered in Oxford, UK, on 8-10 August 2014, adopted the following declaration on freedom of thought and expression.
Read it here.
Latest EHF news
- 3 December 2014
In response to the European Parliament’s resolution condemning Pakistan’s blasphemy law, the EHF calls for action from the EU on abolishing blasphemy laws within the EU.
- 26 November 2014
Throughout Europe, the rise of populism has been damaging for politics and for the people it has been oriented against. A look at the use of populist rhetoric on immigration in the UK.
- 25 November 2014
Today, the European Parliament adopted its position on the new post-2015 development framework which will take over from the Millenium Development Goals. Despite conservative attacks, MEPs have eventually secured women's rights as a key priority for this new framework.
- 24 November 2014
The EHF has joined secular organisations from across Europe to condemn the address of Pope Francis to the European Parliament in Strasbourg
Latest European news
- 16 December 2014
The Berlin ministry for education, youth and science has announced that World Humanist Day (on 21st June) has been acknowledged as an official holiday for humanist students in Berlin.
- 12 December 2014
Why has the European Parliament agreed to host a nativity scene inaugurated by the homophobic Civitas Institut?
- 10 December 2014
Nonreligious people are being targeted by “hate campaigns” in countries around the world, as a distinct minority group, a new report from the IHEU has found.
- Attacks on LGBTI rights in Macedonia - An open letter from the National Network against Homophobia and Transphobia29 October 2014
Macedonia is currently witnessing a worrying upsurge in anti-LGBTI sentiment that has culminated in restrictive legislative proposals and even physical attacks on LGBTI people. This development has been condemned in an open letter from the National Network against Homophobia and Transphobia.