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Documents of Interest

Title Publication Date
"Defamation of Religions" Resolution Breakdown (3/25/10)    April 1, 2010
The Dangerous Idea of Protecting Religions from "Defamation"  United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  November 11, 2009
Revised Draft Resolution on Freedom of Opinion and Expression    September 30, 2009
Draft Text: Freedom of Opinion and Expression    September 23, 2009
Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Forms of Intolerance, Follow-up to and Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action    March 26, 2009
Rolling text based on the revised version of the technically reviewed text [Regarding the Durban II Conference]    March 17, 2009
Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/10/L.. Combating Defamation of Religions    March 11, 2009
Revised version of the technically reviewed text [Regarding the Durban II Conference]    February 26, 2009
Testimony of Rep. Peter T. King to the House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on Libel Tourism    February 12, 2009
Joint Declaration on Defamation of Religions, and Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Extremism Legislation    December 10, 2008
European Union Council Framework Decision on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia by means of criminal law  Official Journal of the European Union  November 11, 2008
The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam    August 5, 1990

Geert Wilders Lauds Legal Project

"Last June, I was acquitted of all charges by an Amsterdam court. The Middle East Forum's Legal Project ... was always there to help, advise and assist ... The importance of the MEF's Legal Project in reclaiming free expression and political discourse ... cannot be overestimated."

Geert Wilders, September 29, 2011

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