Human Rights

Tai Ji Men Case in Taiwan Discussed Among Leading Religious Scholars

International scholars urge the Taiwanese government to resolve the 25-year violation of human rights and religious freedom against...

76th Anniversary of Hiroshima Day: Bell of World Peace and Love Tolls Globally

Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, president of the Federation of World Peace and Love (FOWPAL), was invited by City Montessori School, the...

International Religious Freedom Summit Is Concerned for The Tai Ji Men Case and Demands Redress from the Taiwanese Government

Sam Brownback, former US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom and co-chair of the IRF...

A Question of Religious Freedom: Tai Ji Men Case in Taiwan

Tai Ji Men members from various cities of the United States protest against the 24-year persecution of Tai Ji Men by a few...

Religious Persecution Against Tai Ji Men

Members of Tai Ji Men display traditional Tai Ji Men lanterns, which symbolize that conscience lights up people's hearts and guides...

Tai Ji Men Case Discussed at International Religious Freedom Summit 2021

Representatives of the Action Alliance to Redress 1219 present former U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International...

Iran: Council concludes annual review of the EU’s Iran human rights sanctions regime

The Council on 12 April 2021 decided to extend its restrictive measures responding to serious human rights violations in Iran until 13 April 2022. These measures consist of a travel ban and an asset freeze, and a ban on exports to Iran of equipment...

Greece: Lead Contamination Threat to Migrants Unresolved

Dozens of families are still accommodated in areas of a migrant camp in Lesbos where soil testing showed elevated lead levels two months after the Greek government confirmed that the areas were contaminated, Human Rights Watch said on April 1. The...

US, EU, Britain, Canada Impose Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Uyghurs

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on several Chinese officials for human rights abuses against the Muslim Uyghur minority in China's Xinjiang province, prompting retaliation from China.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2021

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the European Union confirms its unabated commitment to the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance including its contemporary forms.