On May 6th the President of the European Commission announced his decision to appoint Mr Ján Figeľ as the first Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union. This mandate will last, initially, for one year. Co-Chairman Dennis de Jong MEP said: “This appointment is a very welcome […]
ISIS victim shares painful testimony in the EP, hosted by Marian Harkin MEP.
EP resolution calls ISIS violence against religious minorities “genocide” in a Joint Motion Resolution led and supported by Intergroup Members. Click here to download the press release
Persecution of Christians significantly increased in 2015 – Peter van Dalen MEP launches Open Doors’ World Watch List report Click here to download press release
Intergroup Chairs welcome release of Iranian Pastor Abedini, and call on HR/VP Mogherini and President Rouhani to achieve change in defence and promotion of freedoms of religion or belief in Iran. Click here to download the press release