US State Dept. International Religious Freedom Report for 2011

  The report focuses special attention on key trends such as the impact of political and demographic transitions on religious minorities, who tended to suffer the most in 2011; the effects of conflict on religious freedom; and the rising tide of anti-Semitism. Impacted groups, to name just a few, included Baha’is and Sufis in Iran; Christians in Egypt; Ahmadis […]

Derek McAuley meets David Cameron

News from UK member group   Shortly after attending our EME region’s 2012 conference (19-22 July) in the Netherlands, Derek McAuley – Chief Officer of IARF member group the GAUFCC (UK Unitarians) – had a chance to raise current LGBT issues with the British prime minister at a Downing St. reception on 24 July. More here… […]

SACC chairman attends Rio+20

  Dr. Thomas Mathew, Chairman of our South Asia regional body, represented IARF in the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), held in Rio de Janerio from June 20-22, 2012. IARF attended the original 1992 Rio conference, and this was an opportunity for him to represent IARF as one of several religion-based voices on Earth issues. […]

International RFYN Conference 2012, Madurai

Time Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five 7.00am Arrival & Registration Morning Prayer Meditation Yoga Morning Prayer 8.00am Breakfast   9.00am Inaugural Celebration Recalling Yesterday Activities 10.30am Introductory and Ice-breaking Sessions Session Four:- Leaders for the New Century for peace activities Visiting Various Interfaith Centers  Madurai, Rameswaram Session Nine:-  UN Human […]

Pakistan Chapter – Hiroshima & Nagasaki Peace Exhibition 2012

For Hiroshima Day 2012 (6 August)Sargodha, Pakistan As a contribution to awareness-raising on nuclear issues in the 2012 approach to the annual international remembrance day for the atomic holocaust, our Pakistan chapter launched an awareness-raising exhibition in its home city of Sargodha, titled ‘Never again Hiroshima, Nagasaki never again‘. Guests at the opening, which took place […]