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This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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References to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics.

Type: Reference Information | Topic: Religion

BBC Guide to Religions of the World

Type: News/Media Organizations | Topic: Religion

Christian Solidarity Worldwide

CSW is a Christian organisation working for religious freedom through advocacy and human rights, in the pursuit of justice. Our primary work is advocacy, which we use to influence the legislation, policies, attitudes and behaviours which reinforce religious discrimination and persecution. Through this, we aim to bring about lasting cultural, social and political change. CSW's evidence-based reports are widely used and cited by the Foreign Office, US State Department, US Commission on International Religious Freedom, UN and others on a regular basis. We regularly briefs officials from the European Council, the European Commission, current and future EU presidencies, MEPs, and NGOs on the situations in all our key countries of focus.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Clear Harmony - Falun Dafa in Europe

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Forum 18 - Information on Violations of Religious Freedom

Forum 18 is an instrument for promoting the implementation of Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and concentrates on serious and obvious breaches of religious freedom, and particularly on situations where the lives and welfare of individual people or groups are being threatened and where the right to gather around one's faith is being hindered.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers)

The Quaker community circles the globe, spanning a rich diversity of regional cultures, beliefs and styles of worship. FWCC programs unite Friends around the world through Spirit-led fellowship.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

International Coalition for Religious Freedom

The International Coalition for Religious Freedom is a non-profit, non-sectarian, educational organization dedicated to defending the religious freedom of all, regardless of creed, gender or ethnic origin.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam

"The aim of this website is to archive the literary treasures of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement. Over the past hundred years the Movement has spread the word of Islam through peaceful means -- the pen." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of Christian churches in the Lutheran tradition.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Religion

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

The Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief is an independent expert appointed by the UN Human Rights Council. The mandate holder has been invited to identify existing and emerging obstacles to the enjoyment of the right to freedom of religion or belief and present recommendations on ways and means to overcome such obstacles.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Religion

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