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January 22, 2023   •   

Ukrainian Scholars and Activists Urge France to Stop Funding ‘Anti-Cult’ Group

An appeal to French President Emmanuel Macron to cease France’s support of FECRIS.

May 20, 2018   •   

American Hindus Demand Dvorkin End His Threats

In response to continued harassment of Hindu leader Shri Prakash Ji, his family and the Shri Prakash Dham Spiritual & Cultural Centre in Russia, the Hindu American Foundation is taking action.

April 19, 2018   •   

FECRIS and the Erosion of Religious Neutrality in the French State

A video and the text of a paper by lawyer Dr. Patricia Duval titled “Anti-sect movements and State neutrality: FECRIS and its member associations in France” was presented at an international convention of held in Florence—Law and Freedom of Belief in Europe, an arduous journey.

April 19, 2018   •   

The Role of FECRIS in Russia’s Anti-Hindu Activities

An article in the Daily Caller titled “Russia is Waging War on Religious Minorities and Hindus are Their Next Target,” calls attention to FECRIS and especially Alexander Dvorkin as the force driving this repression forward.

August 1, 2017   •   

FECRIS Vice President Justifies Russian Repression of Jehovah’s Witnesses

In a statement so duplicitous it makes a mockery of credibility, Alexander Dvorkin, vice-president of the European antisect organization FECRIS, funded by the French government, claims that recent actions against innocent members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia were carried out to protect the h

October 20, 2016   •   

Freedom of Religion and Belief: Problems and Perspectives

Government-sponsored anti-religious hate groups were spotlighted at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw in September 2016.