GHRD marks International Human Rights Day with "Religion, Security and Human Rights" conference in Brussels

15-12-2015

On 10 December 2015, GHRD marked International Human Rights Day together with the European Platform against Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) at the European Parliament. The conference organised by EPRID on“Religion, Security and Human Rights” discussed the importance of freedom of religion and key steps to be taken against violence which is committed falsely in the name of religion. GHRD's guest, Ms. Kalpana Devi who is a human rights defender from Pakistan, were one of the key speakers along with U.N Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Prof. Heiner Bielefeldt and Elmar Brok MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee.

As a member of EPRID, GHRD was honored to be part the conference and address atrocities committed against religious minorities in South Asia. You can read the full article published on EPRID's page here

 

 

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