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- UK : former archbishop of Canterbury accuses David Cameron of marginalising Christians. The NSS reacts.3 April 2013
Lord Carey attacks PM over Christian ‘support’ The former archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has accused David Cameron of making Christians feel marginalised. He said it was a “bit rich” for the prime minister to tell religious leaders to oppose secularisation. This follows comments made by the PM at a pre-Easter Downing Street reception for faith leaders.
- 19 March 2013
European institutions keep astonishingly silent to the worsening of the political situation in Hungary. Sonja Eggerickx, President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union and Pierre Galand, President of the European Humanist Federation addressed EU Presidents (Mr Barroso, Mr Schulz and Mr Van Rompuy) in an open letter (...)
- 6 March 2013
Atheists, humanists, freethinkers and other non-religious people are discriminated against around the world, with expression of their views is often criminalized and subject in some countries to capital punishment, theInternational Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) told the United Nations, 25 February 2013(...)
- 19 February 2013
The next Pope : reformist or traditionalist ? EHF President speaks on Pope’s legacy on Euronews (...)
- 13 February 2013
EHF, the International Humanist and Ethical Union, the UK Pink Triangle Trust and the National Secular Society comment on Pope's resignation. “EHF welcomes a brave decision of the ex-pontifex” Let’s be fair, Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation announcement proves the courage of a man who has become aware of its limitations.
- 5 February 2013
European lobbying is also about values. The ongoing negotiations on “Horizon 2020”, the new framework programme for research in Europe for 2014-2020 are a good example.
- 31 January 2013
The EHF warmly welcomes this improvement and congratulates its member Sidmennt for its great work ! On January 30 2013, the Icelandic Parliament (Althing) passed a law which gives secular life stance organizations the right to apply for equal legal status with religions. The new law amends the current law about registered religious organizations.
- 25 January 2013
On 18 October 2011, the European Humanist Federation (EHF) submitted a complaint to the European Ombudsman arguing that the European Commission was refusing to comply with the Article 17:3 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (...)
- 23 January 2013
On 22 January, the EHF joined several LGBT and human rights associations in front of the Russian Embassy in Brussels to denounce the new Russian bill outlawing “homosexual propaganda” and show their support to the Russian LGBT community.
- ECHR and â€œChristian persecutionâ€ cases : freedom of religion cannot undermine the rights and freedoms of others15 January 2013
The EHF welcomes the European Court of Human Rights’s judgement about supposed “Christian discrimination” and joins its member organisations BHA’s and NSS’ analysis about it (...)