Tagged: religious freedom

Jan Hus and Human Rights

By Forum for Religious Freedom Europe, PRAGUE, October 10, 2015 (Huffington Post): The following remarks were given at a conference in Prague commemorating the 600th anniversary of the burning of Jan Hus. The conference was sponsored by the Law Faculty at Charles University and the Universal Peace Federation. In a technical sense, Jan...

Religious Freedom in Eastern Europe: 25 Years after Communism

FFWPU Europe (Bratislava, Slovakia, 3. December 2014):  In December 1989 the so called Velvet Revolution reached a new climax by opening the borders to the “capitalist” neighbor states. Czechs and Slovaks were open to welcome new ideas and religions too. Unfortunately, the opening and renewal lasted only few years. With the advent of...

ACLC Clergy Fight for Religious Freedom

FFWPU USA: Houston, Texas became a battleground for religious liberty when Mayor Annise Parker passed a controversial ordinance that would allow transgender people to use a men’s or women’s bathroom, depending on the gender with which they identify. There was an initial outcry from many conservative groups and Christians towards the law, but...