A Neglected Dimension of Security Policy? The Struggle for Freedom of Religion or Belief in the Middle East and Northern Africa, brought together religious and political leaders to address freedom of religion and belief in the Middle East and North Africa.
STATEMENT: We condemn the appalling violence faced by civilian populations, including the Rohingya Muslim minority, in Myanmar’s (Burma) Rakhine State and call on all parties responsible for the recent violence to cease and desist.
Over 100 Parliamentarians from 60 countries are meeting in Berlin this week with the German Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, to agree to ways in which they can work together to protect and promote freedom of religion or belief for all.
In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, parliamentarians from almost 50 countries concluded an unprecedented summit discussing ways to advance freedom of religion or belief for all.