Be a #FoRBDefender
 
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Be part of a global movement promoting and defending the right to freedom of religion or belief. We are calling on politicians, diplomats, media, business, civil society activists and others to join us.

Take these three simple actions to show your support for FoRB and stand in solidarity with people around the world who face discrimination, oppression and violence because of their religion or belief.

 
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Help us to raise awareness of FoRB and unite with people of all faiths and none around the globe to declare that "Believe it or not, it's my Right!"

support the #FoRBdefender movement wherever you are by taking and sharing a selfie with the 'Believe it or not' logo

Click here to download and print the logo or use this selfie card.

Perhaps say:  "I am a #FoRBDefender, are you?"

Share your photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #FoRBDefender #FORB and help to represent your religion or belief community in the FoRB Defender movement.

Encourage your friends and colleagues to join in too - see how many FoRB Defenders you can squeeze into a photo frame!

Click here to download and print a card to encourage other people to take a selfie.

 
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Help us raise awareness about FoRB and why we all need to stand up for this fundamental human right by using #FORB on social media.

Use #FORB to Tweet, Facebook or Instagram your action and connect with other FoRB Defenders around the world.

share the tweets below to show your support for the #FoRBdefender movement


The right to thought, conscience, religion or belief is a fundamental #humanright. Speak up now to protect freedom for people everywhere! www.forb-defenders.org #FORB

Across the world, people suffer discrimination, oppression and violence because of their religion or belief. This has to stop! Check out www.forb-defenders.org to find out more #FORB

Everyone should be able to freely and openly declare and manifest their religion or belief. Become a #FoRBDefender and help to stop abuse! www.forb-defenders.org #FORB


Click here for more suggested text to use on social media.


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In many countries it is not safe for people to be open about their religion or belief.  Help to protect people's right and ability to publicly assert and manifest their religion or belief by visibly declaring and displaying your commitment to defending FoRB.

 

display the 'Believe it or not' logo as your social media profile header, on your website or on other digital or printed materials

The materials on this website may be freely used by any person, organisation or company to share  the #FoRBDefender movement and to promote the values and principles embodied in the fundamental human right to freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief (FoRB).*

Why not search for the #FoRBDefender frame on Facebook and add the 'Believe it or not' logo to your profile?

When taking visibility actions and encouraging others to do likewise, please remember that in some contexts it may be dangerous to talk about human rights in general and FoRB in particular. 

 

organise your own event to DISCUSS and EXPLORE forb

Use our discussion guide and the FoRB Learning Platform materials to learn and think about FoRB in your school, university, workplace, community or other group.*

When taking visibility actions and encouraging others to do likewise, please remember that in some contexts it may be dangerous to talk about human rights in general and FoRB in particular. 

Click here for our full range of 'Believe it or not' resources.

 


It would be great to hear about where you are displaying the 'Believe it or not' logo and how you are taking action to defend FoRB. Perhaps your actions and ideas might inspire others! Use #FoRBDefender or email forbdefenders@gmail.com to connect.


 

Please note that the 'Believe it or not' logo is copyright protected and may not be altered without permission. The 'Believe it or not' logo may also not be used to promote any partisan political or organisational agenda. By using and displaying the 'Believe it or not' logo you / your organisation pledges commitment to FoRB for all within the international human rights law framework of Article 18 UDHR/ICCPR. To engage as many people as possible with the #FoRBDefender movement and as a sign of your genuine commitment to FoRB for all, please take all possible steps to link your use of the 'Believe it or not' logo to this website.