Freedom of Belief Initiative invites you for a discussion on “Freedom of religion or belief and gender equality”. The webinar will be held on Thursday 1st July 2021, at 19.30 (GMT+3). Registration is required.
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee’s Freedom of Belief Initiative made a submission to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers (CM) on March 2, 2021. The submission aims to contribute to the monitoring process of the execution of the Zengin Group of Cases judgments regarding the compulsory Religious Culture and Knowledge of Ethics (RCKE) courses in Turkey.
“Mechanisms to combat antisemitism in the world and in Turkey” webinar, organized by the Freedom of Belief Initiative was held on 13th January 2021.
Every year on 27 January, the date marks the liberation of the prisoners held in in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, victims of the Holocaust are commemorated all around the world.
Freedom of Belief Initiative invites you for a discussion on “Freedom of religion or belief and freedom of expression" with Assoc. Prof. of Constitutional Law Tolga Şirin and OSCE/ODIHR Advisor Đermana Šeta on Thursday 11th February 2021, at 19.00 (GMT+3). Registration is required.
Freedom of Belief Initiative invites you for a discussion on “Mechanisms to combat antisemitism in the world and in Turkey" with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Dr. Ahmed Shaheed and Lawyer and Avlaremoz Author Betsy Penso on Wednesday 13th January 2021, at 19.00 (GMT+3). Registration is required.
The Report covering the period of January 2016 – March 2019 finds that the effective protection of the universal right to the freedom of religion or belief in Turkey requires a fundamental transformation of law and policy that needs to be based on an inclusive consultative process and on international human rights law.
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee Freedom of Belief Initiative made a submission to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers on December 21 2018 under Rule 9.2 of the Rules of… >>>
Turkey's non-muslim community foundations have not been able to elect new board members since 2013. In 2013 the Regulation provisions on the election of new board members were declared null and void with the promise that new regulation would be adopted soon. However, this has not been the case. The head of our project, Dr. Mine Yıldırım, talked with lawyer Sebu Aslangil on the impact of the inability to elect board members on community foundations and solution.
This event seeks to explore the legal issues at the core of the intersection of freedom of expression and freedom of religion or belief as well as the implications of international human rights law and Turkey’s national law. Members of religious or belief communities, non-believers, legal experts and thinkers come together to present and analyze problems, patterns and ways of moving forward.