The European Parliament Working Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief hosted an event organised by Christian Solidarity Worldwide titled Indonesia: “Pluralism in Peril”. At the event, Ben Rogers, CSW researcher, presented a report of findings from his field missions to Indonesia.
On 13th November 2013, the EPWG on FoRB hosted an informal meeting with former Christian members of the Shura Council (the upper house of the Egyptian Parliament) in the European Parliament. The visit of the delegation was organised by the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches and the Conference of the European Churches (CEC).
On 13th November 2013, EPWG on FoRB Co-President Dennis de Jong met with a delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to discuss current FoRB issues and possibilities of cooperation on promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief.
EPWG on FoRB Co-Presidents Peter Van Dalen and Dennis De Jong and the EPWG on FoRB held a meeting with a Pakistani Delegation in the European Parliament. The delegation had been invited by the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) of the World Council of Churches. During the meeting, the Most Revd Samuel […]
On July 9th 2013, MEP Laszlo Tokes a member of the EPWG on FoRB, hosted a public hearing on the struggle of “Ethnic Chins in a changing Burma/Myanamar” in the European Parliament. The event in collaboration with the EPWG on FoRB highlighted the challenges faced by the Ethnic Chins, the majority of whom are Christians. […]