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- 9 June 2015
The EHF strongly condemns a recent attack on Å½eljko PeratoviÄ‡, journalist and vice president of our member organisation the Center for Civil Courage. He was severely beaten, suffocated and hit in the head which left an open wound on his forehead (...)
- 22 May 2015
This year, European Humanists met in Athens for EHF annual General Assembly. This meeting was the opportunity to shed light on the shameful Greek "blasphemy" law and to support humanist activists struggling in advancing freedoms and rights in the country.
- How to strenghten humanism in Eastern Europe? Young humanists meet in Bucharest for 3 days workshops29 April 2015
More than 60 young humanists gathered in Bucharest from 24 to 26 April to discuss the challenges faced by Eastern, Baltic, Caucasus and Southeastern countries regarding humanism and secularism. The EHF was pleased to support and contribute to this interactive event.
- 13 March 2015
In the wake of the Paris and Copenhagen killings and the murder of Avijit Roy, today at the UN Human Rights Council, the IHEU’s Head of Delegation to Council, Elizabeth O’Casey delivered a statement on the important relationship between freedom of expression and freedom of religion or belief (...)
- 11 March 2015
On 10 March, the European Parliament adopted the Tarabella report and committed to further actions towards gender equality in Europe. Importantly also, MEPs have clearly agreed that women must have control over their sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access to contraception, legal abortion and sexuality education. This is a reassuring move after the rejection of the Estrela report on SRHR in 2013.
- 6 March 2015
Joint Call from EHF and NGOs to support the Tarabella report on Equality between women and men in the EU
- 20 February 2015
The Russian Humanist Society, an EHF member organisation, together with several prominent Russian humanists initiated a manifesto of the Russian humanists (...)
- 16 February 2015
Shootings at an event on free speech and at a synagogue in Copenhagen. The EHF reacts to this new attack against Freedom of expression (...)
- 7 February 2015
On 4 February, EHF President met with Under-Secretary of State for European Affairs Inga SkujiÅ†a in Riga. Our core recommendations focused on non-believers' rights worldwide, blasphemy laws in Europe and Latvian non-discrimination legislation (...)
- 30 January 2015
Check out our new campaign to abolish blasphemy laws worldwide (...).