Acts of the European Conference

 

Cults and the False Debate on Human Rights

 

20th Anniversary of FECRIS

 

Monday, 24 March 2014

Salle des Congrès de la Chambre des Représentants, Palais de la Nation,

Rue de Louvain 21, 1000 Brussels

 

 

organized by the

European Federation of Centres of Research and Information on Sectarianism

(FECRIS)

 and

AVISO asbl - AIDE AUX VICTIMES DES SECTES

www.aviso-asbl.be/

 

 

Program

 

André Frédéric, President of AVISO and Member of the Federal Parliament - Belgium

Welcome

 

Tom Sackville, President of FECRIS - United Kingdom

FECRIS: 20 years

 

Intervention by Laurette Onkelinx, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health – Belgium

 

Laurent Chambaud, MD, Inspector General of Social Affairs, Director of the School of Advanced Studies in Public Health, Rennes - France

A denial of equal chances of recovery from disease

 

Luc Willems, President of CIAOSN [1], - Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Committee of Enquiry on cults 1996/97 [2] - Belgium

Freedom of belief: who protects God? who protects man?

 

Serge Blisko, President of MIVILUDES [3],- France

Cultist organizations against human rights

 

Hans-Werner Carlhoff, former Head of the Interministerial Working Group of Baden-Württemberg - Germany

Abuse of human rights by cultist groups – When children, youngsters and parents become victims

 

Testimony: Charles-Henri et Christine de Védrines, France

We were defenceless: from total trust to undue influence

 

Sandro Sandini, collaborator of the NREV [4] Bureau - Grand Duchy of Luxemburg

Cultist groups bent on world conquest

 

Marcel Conradt, E.P. parliamentary assistant, historian and author

Did you say cults?... what does that mean for the European Union?

 

David Clark, FECRIS representative in United Nations in New York - US

A History of cult defenders and their allies protecting cult groups and neglect of Human Dignity to those who are truly victims

 

Luigi Corvaglia, Psychologist, Vice-President of the Bari NGO, CeSAP [5] - Italy

The free choice of enslavement

 

Danièle Muller-Tulli, Vice President and FECRIS representative to the Council of Europe and UNO in Geneva - Switzerland

Conclusions



[1] Centre d'Information et d'avis sur les organisations sectaires nuisibles www.ciaosn.be

[2] Chambre des Représentants de Belgique, 1996-1997 : Enquête Parlementaire visant à élaborer une politique en vue de lutter contre les pratiques illégales des sectes et le danger qu'elles représentent pour la société et pour les personnes, particulièrement les mineurs d'âge.

[3] Mission interministérielle de vigilance et de lutte contre les dérives sectaires www.miviludes.gouv.fr

[5] Centro Studi sugli Abusi Psicologici (Ce.S.A.P.) Bari, Italy – www.cesap.net