Glasgow, UK, 16.12.2013: A Glasgow-based human rights organisation is calling upon the President of Iran to extend protections to minority religions in his upcoming Charter of Citizens? Rights, following the religiously motivated murder of a member of the Baha?i community.
Religious minorities in Iran still at risk despite new human rights charter, warns Global Minorities Alliance
Global Minorities Alliance (GMA), which fights for the rights of minority groups the world over, condemns the continued persecution of minority religions in Iran, both in law and on the streets, which led to the death of Ataollah Rezvani this summer.
Although the new Charter of Citizens? Rights is being heralded as a step forward by the Iranian government, GMA believes it to be a toothless move which will offer no further protection to minority religions as it will not reform the laws which already legally persecute minority communities such as the Baha?i community. read more
Glasgow, UK, 22.09.2013: Today?s suicide bombing in an historic church in Peshawar, Pakistan, has been widely condemned by a UK-based human rights organisation as another example of how Pakistan?s authorities fail to protect minorities in the majority-Muslim country.
Global Minorities Alliance (GMA), which advocates for the rights of persecuted minorities the world over, has watched the story unfold with mounting concern as it becomes apparent that a lack of help at the scene has caused chaos and is hampering efforts to find the people still missing. read more
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