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- 4 October 2012
On the 1st of October 2012, the European Humanist Federation (EHF) and its Belgian member organisation, le Centre d’Action Laïque (CAL) attended the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), in Warsaw. HDIM, Europe’s largest annual human rights and democracy conference, ...
- 1 October 2012
The signatories of this petition ask the Council of Human Rights of the UN and the European Commission to promulgate international and European laws for the protection of freedom of thought, conscience and exercise of religion and belief without discrimination and to remove any items outlawing blasphemy in national constitutions and laws.
- 25 September 2012
Message from Raffaele Carcano, Secretary of UAAR -the largest Italian humanist association. 22 September 2012 “Italian ministers, and especially Foreign Affairs ministers, have had us used to disparaging nonbelievers (...).
- 21 September 2012
In the wake of protests and violence in connection with the ‘Innocence of Muslims’ video, a number of political and religious authorities have made fresh calls for an international law against the “defamation of religion”, or “blasphemy”.
- 10 September 2012
15th September 2012 The “Secular Europe Campaign” is an annual effort that sees many diverse groups united in demanding an end to religious privileges and asking that the European Institutions must remain secular.
- 23 July 2012
Letter from the European Humanist Federation (EHF) and the Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) to Mr Antonis Roupakiotis, Greek Minister of Justice,Transparency and Human Rights about the case of three actors charged for blasphemy after taking part in a play in Athens on the 9th of June 2012 (...)
- 28 June 2012
At the General Assembly of 24 May 2012 in Utrecht, Pierre Galand, President of the Centre d’Action Laïque (Belgium), was elected as the head of the EHF for a three-years term.
- 3 June 2012
Our General Assembly, Open Meeting and Conference this year were held at the end of May in Utrecht, Netherlands. The General Assembly and Open Meeting were on Friday 25 May 2102. From Friday evening to Sunday, we held a conference on Humanism and Resilience where we explored how humanism can help us in our everyday lives as citizens.
- 13 May 2012
The Ombudsman in March 2012 forwarded to us for comment the EU Commission’s response to our complaint about their discrimination against us in their implementation of the Article 17 dialogue.
- 13 May 2012
The EHF has written to the Ombudsman with firm comments on the EU Commission’s response to our complaint about their approach to the Article 17 dialogue with us and in particular their treatment of our request for a dialogue seminar.