Call to Protect Religious Converts


16 September 2013


He told the audience of policymakers and civil servants that the EU should take stories of converts’ hardship seriously and stop supporting Islamists in countries such as Egypt, where supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have burnt down churches even since the ousting of their leader, President Mohamed Mursi. The EU should have spoken out against the Islamists, he said.

Mr Fromager urged the EU to lobby governments in nations with harsh anti-blasphemy legislation to repeal such laws, and fund local groups, such as justice and peace groups, that support victims.