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- Humanists raise concerns over Azerbaijanâ€™s human rights record at Council of Europe 2014 â€˜Intercultural Dialogueâ€™ 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.
- 13 August 2014
[BHA] The great Nigerian humanist Wole Soyinka has been presented with the International Humanist Award by the World Humanist Congress in Oxford.
- 12 August 2014[BHA] The Pakistani women’s rights activist Gulalai Ismail has collected the prestigious International Humanist of the Year award at the World Humanist Congress in Oxford.
- 11 July 2014
The European Humanist Federation is deeply concerned with the appointment of openly Neo-Nazi and Hitler admirer MEP Udo Voigt as member of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE).
- 25 June 2014
The Gallardon law aiming at restricting abortion right in Spain is back on the agenda (...)
- 24 June 2014
On the 9th and 10th of June, EHF president Pierre Galand went to Moscow to meet with atheist, humanist and secularist member organisations. He reports on those meetings (...)
- Poland : Freedom of speech under fire with cancellation of the â€œblasphemousâ€ play Golgota Picnic24 June 2014
The “blasphemous” play “Golgota Picnic” has triggered violent threats from religious extremists in Poland and was eventually removed from the 2014 Malta Festival. EHF reacts (...)
- Development and womenâ€™s rights groups welcome European Commissionâ€™s rejection of â€œOne of Usâ€28 May 2014
The 'One of Us' initiative had asked the EU to end the financing of activities which presuppose the destruction of human embryos, in particular in the areas of research, development aid and public health. EHF and civil society organisations welcome the European Commission’s decision announced today to take no further action on “One of Us”.