In March 2013, EPWG on FoRB Co-President Dennis De Jong had a meeting with the Canadian Ambassador of Religious Freedom Andrew Bennett in the European Parliament. They discussed FoRB issues and possibilities to work with the Canada’s office of Religious Freedom on promoting and protecting freedom of religion or belief.
Meeting with Canada’s first Ambassador of religious freedom
Baha´i sentenced to deat... The Intergroup is extremely concerned about the case of Mr Hamed Bin Haydara, a member of the Baha’i community in Yemen, who was sentenced to death on
Tanzania/Zanzibar Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 117 Peter Van Dalen (ECR), Dennis de Jong (GUE/NGL), Laszlo Surjan (EPP), Hannu Takkula (ALDE) Subject: Tanzania/Zanzibar With the
SUDAN: Dr Mudawi released... Dr Mudawi, a Sudanese Human Rights defender, has been released from Prison after having been held on trumped up charges for eight months. Dr Mudawi was arrested
The plight of JehovahR... The Russian community of Jehovah’s Witnesses has been under sustained pressure for some time. Following the conviction of Dennis Christensen in February, co-chair Peter van Dalen, along
FoRB Free Thought Report ... EP Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance – Report on discrimination and persecution against humanists, atheists and non-religious. On 10th December, FoRB Intergroup