Ambassador Michael Kozak of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor On the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report

Special Briefing Ambassador Michael Kozak, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Via Teleconference August 15, 2017   MS NAUERT: Well, welcome to our call today with Ambassador Mike Kozak of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. Ambassador Kozak will talk about the 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom, which Secretary Tillerson Read more about Ambassador Michael Kozak of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor On the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report[…]

My Thoughts on the Scientology Religious Order—the Sea Organization on its 50th Anniversary

The religious order of the Scientology religion—the Sea Organization—celebrates its Golden Anniversary. It was August 12, 1967, in the Spanish Canary Islands. Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard had resigned from the position of Executive Director of the Church a year before, was pursuing a research project into the spiritual nature of mankind, assisted by a Read more about My Thoughts on the Scientology Religious Order—the Sea Organization on its 50th Anniversary[…]

Freedom of Religion Defined in Landmark New Website from the Church of Scientology

The Church of Scientology has launched a comprehensive repository of information on religious freedom for students of religion, public officials and anyone seeking to further their understanding of this cherished right. A new website has been established to provide a comprehensive resource for the bona fides of Scientology by religious scholars, recognitions of Scientology in Read more about Freedom of Religion Defined in Landmark New Website from the Church of Scientology[…]

Can psychiatric drugs for depression turn someone into a killer?

BBC One Panorama documentary raise international debate, while psychiatrists claim this is irresponsible. The question is becoming more and more important in a world where documentation has shown that most of the mass killers in what has become known as “school shootings” – now also occurring in other settings – in the USA (but also Read more about Can psychiatric drugs for depression turn someone into a killer?[…]

FDFE requests OSCE member States to implement drug prevention education

Vienna, AUSTRIA. July 10-11 2017, OSCE* Conference Nexus Between Illicit Drugs, #organised crime and Terrorism executives and staff of ministries of interiors and police. The 57 members gathered to discuss how to break the connection between drugs organised crime and terrorism. 54 States Delegations, Partners for Co-operation, and 28 International Organisations, Academic and Business Circles Read more about FDFE requests OSCE member States to implement drug prevention education[…]

Scientology Europe organized hearing at the UN Human Rights Council session with testimonies on Human Trafficking in Mexico

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The Church of Scientology European Public Affairs and Human Rights Office organizes presentation on plight of victims of human trafficking in Mexico. A presentation to the U.N. Human Rights Council June 15 put a face on modern-day slavery in Mexico through testimony on the consequences of human trafficking to the people of Mexico. The Read more about Scientology Europe organized hearing at the UN Human Rights Council session with testimonies on Human Trafficking in Mexico[…]

World Needs “Revolution” in Mental Health Care, U.N. Health Rights Expert Reports

June 13, 2017 // Human Rights group says overhaul of psycho-pharmaceutical industry should begin with investigation into the drugging of 6 to 12 year olds A United Nations Health Rights expert, Dr. Dainius Pūras, has issued a report calling for mental health care to move away from a biomedical (drug) model. The mental health industry Read more about World Needs “Revolution” in Mental Health Care, U.N. Health Rights Expert Reports[…]

The protection of Religious Freedom improved now by the Council of Europe

At the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the Rapporteur Mr. Valeriu Ghiletchi proposed the members of the Assembly coming from the 47 countries a Resolution and a Recommendation for “The protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities”. After having conducted very intense debates at the very Committee of Equality and Read more about The protection of Religious Freedom improved now by the Council of Europe[…]

Special Rapporteur Reports to UN Human Rights Council on Violations of Freedom of Religion or Belief

The rise of hatred, hostility, discrimination and violence based on religion or belief was the subject of the first presentation by United Nations Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed to the U.N. Human Rights Council. The Rapporteur spoke during the 34th regular session of the Human Rights Council that ended its annual March four-week session March 26. Mr. Shaheed Read more about Special Rapporteur Reports to UN Human Rights Council on Violations of Freedom of Religion or Belief[…]