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European Court Protects Freedom

  • Posted on June 5, 2018 at 8:33 pm

Renewed judgment guarantees freedom of religion and Coalition for Scientologists and people of all faiths in all 47 Member States of the Council of Europe the European Court of Justice has decided today unanimously for human rights in favor of two religious groupings of the Scientology Church in Russia. The Court found that they are entitled to be registered as religious communities in accordance with Russian law. The judgment also decided that the founder of Scientology have churches in Surgut and Nizhnekamsk of the right to freedom of religion and Association in accordance with articles 9 and 11 of the European Convention of human rights. In his reasons for the sentence, it says the Court \”found that the applicant had not the opportunity to receive recognition and effective exercise of their rights to freedom of religion and Association in any organized way. The first applicant the Scientology Group as a non-religious legal entity registration not achieved, as the Russian authorities as a viewed religious community. The applications for registration as a religious community, were filed by the first and second applicants as founding members of their respective grouping and also on behalf of the third subject – see pointed out the insufficient inventory time of the groups * rejected. As a result of the restricted status of a religious group – to which they were entitled and existed in the context of the third applicant – granted no practical or effective benefits them, because the legal capacity, property rights and the legal way, such a grouping has been withheld to protect the interests of its members, and it was also seriously hindered in the exercise of the most fundamental aspects of their religious functions. Accordingly the Court holds that the rights of the applicant under article 9 freedom of religion, interpreted in the light of article were affected 11 freedom of Association.

Swedish Institute

  • Posted on January 18, 2018 at 9:41 am

By Steve Paxton’s improvisations on Bach’s Goldberg variations for dances and interpreted the soulful songs of the Buena Vista Social Club in a Karaokeversion he embarks on 5 March with powered by emotion on the search for the interactions between authorship and imitation. The guest performance series concludes with a Germany premiere of the Norwegian Hooman Sharifi and his impure company on March 6. With lingering of earlier event of the Iran-born choreographer designs a utopia of a country without houses of prayer flag, without first of all time. Sharifi transferred complex socio-political considerations into the body and opens the views of a place in which movement does not necessarily mean change. Framework programme there is in addition to the various guest appearances this year again a varied Film programme, presented at the 4th, 5th and 6th of March dance movies from Finland and Sweden. Furthermore an open event of dance history and current developments of the performance scene in Sweden organized the Swedish Arts Grants Committee March 6. Interested viewers and artists are invited to exchange ideas in workshops and debates about the dance in Sweden and make new contacts.

To the individual performances, launches and artist talks take place also at scanART. Admission to the events of the framework programme is free. “” “Program overview scanART Wednesday, March 03, 2010 20:30 Erna omarsdottir (IS): the mysteries of love” Muffathalle Thursday, March 04, 2010 19:00 Mette Ingvartsen (DK): evaporated landscapes “Muffatwerk 19:30 20:45 Finnish dance movies Muffatcafe 18:00 22:00 ESSI Utriainen (FI): Installative performance Muffatwerk 21:00 Mette Ingvartsen (DK): evaporated landscapes” Muffatwerk Friday, March 05, 2010 17:30 22:00 ESSI Utriainen (FI): “” “” Installative performance Muffatwerk 18:00 19:15 Swedish dance movies Muffatcafe 19:30 Mette Ingvartsen (DK): evaporated landscapes “Muffatwerk 20:30 Marten Spangberg (SE): powered by emotion” Muffathalle 21:30 Mette Ingvartsen (DK): evaporated landscapes “Muffatwerk Saturday, March 6th, 2010 14:30 15:30 Swedish dance films META theater, Moosach 16:00 19:00 open event of the Swedish Arts Grants Committee Muffatwerk 17:00 20:30 ESSI Utriainen (FI): Installative performance Muffatwerk 20:30 Hooman Sharifi (NOR/IR): lingering of earlier event” Muffathalle 22:30 closing party scanART Muffatwerk free photo material is available on the website in the press area to the Download ready. Organizer: JOINT ADVENTURES Walter Heun and MUFFATWERK in the context of ACCESS TO DANCE. The event is made possible by the cultural Department of the city of Munich, the District of Upper Bavaria and the Bavarian National Association for contemporary dance (BLZT). scanART Fund, supported also by the Nordic culture the Swedish Institute, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

The idea of Mette Ingvartsen is made possible by the national PERFORMANCE network within the framework of the tour promoting dance financed by the Federal Government Commissioner for culture and media, the cultural and arts ministries of the countries. ACCESS TO DANCE dance plan Munich is a program for the promotion of contemporary dance, the dance base e. V. initiated by a coalition of various Munich dance organizations and institutions and running. It is supported by Tanzplan Germany, an initiative of the German Federal Cultural Foundation, the Department of culture of the city of Munich, Bavaria and the Bavarian National Association for contemporary dance (BLZT) financed by the Bavarian State Ministry for science, research and art. Annette Baumann