Oxford Declaration on Freedom of Thought and Expression
The 2014 World Humanist Congress, gathered in Oxford, UK, on 8-10 August 2014, adopted the following declaration on freedom of thought and expression.
Read it here.
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- Humanists raise concerns over Azerbaijan’s human rights record at Council of Europe 2014 ‘Intercultural Dialogue’ in Baku9 September 2014
[BHA] Azerbaijan currently holds the six-month rotating chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and hosted a two-day conference earlier this week in the capital Baku entitled Intercultural dialogue: interaction between culture and religion. Only the Humanist delegation voiced their concerns on the human rights record of the host country (...)
- 27 August 2014
Read here our brief summary of the 2014 World Humanist Congress, find links to videos, speeches and photo galleries.
- 13 August 2014The delegates at World Humanist Congress assented on 10th August and the IHEU General Assembly approved on 11th August the Oxford Declaration on Freedom of Thought and Expression.
- 13 August 2014
[BHA] The great Nigerian humanist Wole Soyinka has been presented with the International Humanist Award by the World Humanist Congress in Oxford.
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- In Germany, the reform of the Church tax undermines the right to privacy and provokes outflow of believers19 September 2014
(Reuters) - A change in Germany's capital gains tax has prompted an exodus from its Catholic and Protestant churches this year as thousands of registered members quit their parishes rather than pay the money.
- 16 September 2014
According to the newspaper El Mundo, the Spanish government is likely to abandon its proposal to restrict abortion access in Spain because of the absence of consensus on the project (...)
- 8 September 2014
[The Guardian] Opposition says limited anti-discrimination bill offers no protection, as rightwing campaigners resist call for civil unions (...)
- 17 July 2014
A new report from Council of Europe's anti-racism monitors expresses concern at surging support for aggressive nationalist and populist xenophobic parties and the persistence of fascist nostalgia in several member states (...)