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06.05.21 | News Monitoring, Violent Incidents

The role of religious leaders amid the social crisis in Colombia

Almost a month and a half after the start of the protests in Colombia, originated by controversial tax reform, the violence in the country has not ceased. To date, the growing denunciation of crimes and human rights violations has prompted the visit of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights – IACHR. According to the IACHR,

05.12.21 | OLIRE Updates

The vulnerability of religious minorities. A literature review

Dennis P. Petri contributed to the International Journal for Religious Freedom with the article “The vulnerability of religious minorities. A literature review“ (IJRF Vol 11:1/2 2018 (15–30)). In the article, the author reviews some of the most relevant theoretical and analytical frameworks in terms of their value to assess the specific vulnerability of religious minorities.

05.05.21 | OLIRE Updates

Dr. Dennis P. Petri Appointed as International Director of International Institute for Religious Freedom

Dr. Dennis P. Petri, founder and scholar-at-large of the Observatory of Religious Freedom in Latin America (OLIRE) was recently appointed as the new International Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF). The IIRF is a network of professors, researchers, academics, specialists and university institutions from all continents which work on reliable data on the

05.03.21 | OLIRE Updates

Foundation Platform for Social Transformation registered with the OAS

On April 29, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States approved the application of the Platform Foundation for Social Transformation program to be part of civil society organizations registered with the OAS. The aim of the foundation is to promote social transformation in the broadest sense. The foundation focuses on programs that promote

The Observatory of Religious Freedom in Latin America is a program of the Foundation Platform for Social Transformation, a registered charity in Voorburg, The Netherlands under Chamber of Commerce #50264249.

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