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- 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
- 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.