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- 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
- 5 November 2014
The Synod on Family debated the place of LGBTI people within the Catholic Church, and to understand the long-term repercussions of the Synod for LGBTI Catholics, we spoke to DignityUSA and Quest.
- 16 October 2014
The Commission has published (October 8) the 2014 progress reports of all EU candidate and potential candidate countries. Yet whilst the reports focus extensively on the areas of civil rights, political freedoms, LGBT rights and gender equality, the situation for non-believers in these countries has been ignored.
- 9 October 2014
Bishops meeting in Rome for the extraordinary synod on the family are failing to provide what Catholics from across the globe are demanding on the issue of sexual and reproductive health and rights, namely, change.
- 8 October 2014
In a case brought by EHF Executive Board member Panayote Dimitras, the European Court of Human Rights has once again ruled against Greece for asking participants in court cases to state their religion when taking an oath.
- 2 October 2014
On 30 September and 1st October, EHF and CAL (BE) attended the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the OSCE in Warsaw. This meeting was the opportunity to discuss Human rights challenges in Europe with OSCE Member States and more specifically to address issues related to Freedom of Religion or Beliefs (...)
- 29 September 2014
On 26 September, the EHF meets Italian government's representative to discuss European and Italian issues related to Freedom of religion or beliefs and fundamental rights. Our full recommendations are available here.
- Humanists raise concerns over Azerbaijan’s human rights record at Council of Europe 2014 ‘Intercultural Dialogue’ in Baku9 September 2014
[BHA] Azerbaijan currently holds the six-month rotating chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and hosted a two-day conference earlier this week in the capital Baku entitled Intercultural dialogue: interaction between culture and religion. Only the Humanist delegation voiced their concerns on the human rights record of the host country (...)
- 27 August 2014
Read here our brief summary of the 2014 World Humanist Congress, find links to videos, speeches and photo galleries.
- 13 August 2014The delegates at World Humanist Congress assented on 10th August and the IHEU General Assembly approved on 11th August the Oxford Declaration on Freedom of Thought and Expression.