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Reactions to the Freedom of Thought Report 2013

December 18, 2013 - 8:46am
Geography: World-wideArticle categories: NewsGeneral newsIHEU newsPartner news

Last week we announced the publication online of the Freedom of Thought Report 2013. A round-up of some of the responses follows below.

On Human Rights Day, religious groups scupper report on the rights of women and girls at European Parliament

December 11, 2013 - 10:47am
Geography: EuropeArticle categories: NewsGeneral news

On Human Rights Day, yesterday, the European Parliament failed to adopt the progressive Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) authored by S&D MEP Edite Estrela. The report recommends that people have access to sex education, contraception and safe abortion, but at each stage of the process socially conservative religious groups which oppose women’s rights have been campaigning against it.

Dedicated IHEU representative Matt Cherry joins anti-death penalty advocacy group

November 21, 2013 - 11:02am
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Matt Cherry has been a dedicated contributor to organized Humanism for many years. Having worked at the British Humanist Association he then spent 1993-95 at

Take Action: Social media campaign against "witch-hunting" ministry in Nigeria

November 11, 2013 - 12:48pm
Pictures: News: urgent (hourglass)Geography: NigeriaArticle categories: NewsAction AlertGeneral newsHuman rightsVictims of religious persecutionHuman rights - general

Human Rights Groups Call for Week of Social Media Activism Against Witch-Hunts in Cross River State, Nigeria