Mr John Kinahan

Mr John Kinahan

John Kinahan is Assistant Editor of Forum 18, which provides original monitoring and analysis on violations of freedom of thought, conscience and belief of all people - whatever their belief or non-belief - in an objective, truthful and timely manner. It publishes on Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Russia, Belarus and Crimea, as well as publishing analyses on Turkey.

The name 'Forum 18' comes from Article 18 of both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights. John has worked on freedom of thought, conscience and religion issues since 1997, and was an Irish member of the former Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion and Belief.