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Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians is the phrase we use to describe the denial of equal rights of Christians and the social marginalisation of Christians.

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Perceptions on Self-Censorship: Confirming and Understanding the 'Chilling Effect'

The “Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe“ (OIDAC), together with the Observatory of Religious Freedom in Latin America (OLIRE) and the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) have published a an academic report called "Perceptions on Self-Censorship: Confirming and Understanding the ‘Chilling Effect‘", which explores the hard-to-grasp phenomenon of self-censorship among Christians due to a "Chilling Effect" caused by intolerance towards dissenting views in secular society. The report focuses on the 4 countries: France, Germany, Colombia and Mexico. The most social problems and conflicts affecting the various human rights and freedoms of fellow Christians.

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Under Pressure: Human Rights of Christians in Europe - Top Five Report 2019-2020

The Observatory’s new “Top 5 –Report 2019/2020”, presented in Vienna marking the International Day of Human Rights (10 Dec.), shows a multitude of incidents and examples of hate crimes as vandalism of churches and other threats to religious freedom in five European countries where it identified the most severe challenges for Christians.

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Top 5 Report 2019-2020 SHORT VERSION (English, Spanish, French, German)

Here you will find the abstract, conclusions and key findings for each country in 4 different languages: English, German, Spanish and French.

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REPORT 2019

Marking the International Day for Tolerance, the Observatory released its new report documenting more than 325 incidents of intolerance and discrimination against Christians across Europe during the year 2018.

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