Muslims (as victims)
Germany: Germany bans Islamic organization and police searched 190 sites
By Willy Fautré, Human Rights Without Frontiers
HRWF (23.11.2016) - In mid-November, the German government banned (*) a Salafist Islamic group named "The True Religion"...
Pakistan: Thousands of Ahmadis fleeing persecution in Pakistan and seeking asylum overseas
Pakistan: Blasphemy law reform drafted in Pakistan as three more Christians are accused
The Pakistani government has finished drafting a bill to combat abuse of blasphemy laws to which three Christians in the past month alone have fallen prey, sources said.
Pakistan: Second mentally ill Pakistani in 2 weeks charged with desecrating Koran
Twenty-year-old Yaqoob Bashir Masih has been accused of desecrating the Koran in Mirpur Khas in Sind province on June 4, even though he has been treated for his mental health, according to a Catholic ...
Pakistan: Ahmedis in a Chakwal village fear for their lives
On a first visit, one only notices the calm which engulfs the sleepy village of Pichnand, located some 90 kilometres from the district capital, in Talagang tehsil.
Ukraine: Ukrainians in Crimea suffer discrimination
Ukrainian Orthodox Church/ Kiev Patriarchate Archbishop in Crimea urges world leaders and community to protect rights and freedom of Ukrainians of the Peninsula
Russia/Ukraine: Law on religion prepared for Crimea
Annexed Crimea plans to adopt law against "totalitarian sects" and "destructive cults"
Ukraine: Evidence of religious persecution in the occupied Donbas
A new report, "When God Becomes The Weapon", provides a detailed, unsettling first-hand account of religiously motivated persecution in rebel-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.
Syria: ‘We are going through a terrible moment’
242 Syrian Christans remain hostage after ransom offer rejected
Lebanon’s Sectarianism Recipe for Religious Freedom Disaster
IIRF Research and Analysis Report - 2/2015
Russia: State Duma adopts amendments to religion law
Another change in Russian law on freedom of conscience forebodes reregistration of charters of religious organizations
Tajikistan: Devout Muslims claim crackdown in Tajikistan amid Syria fears
Rustam Gulov was walking in Khudzhand, a city in Central Asia's Tajikistan, when police detained him and took him to the station. By the time he came out, his beard had been shaved clean -- against hi...
Nigeria: Hope - and anxiety - after Buhari's win
Christian groups remember new president's earlier vow to Islamize Nigeria
Russia: UN Religious Freedom expert presents report to the Human Rights Council on country visit to Vietnam
Speaking at the 2th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 10-11 March, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Heiner Bielefeldt presented his report on hi...
Azerbaijan: Latest secret police prisoners - two female Jehovah's Witnesses
Amid a widening crackdown on religious, political and social activity the Azerbaijani government does not like, two female Jehovah's Witnesses have been ordered held in the National Security Ministry ...