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The Hague, Binnenhof

The Hague, Binnenhof

MEFD, London – Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) and British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) are delighted with the decision of the Dutch government to designate Pakistani Christians as a ‘risk group’, implicating a major change in the country’s asylum policy towards the minority group that will make it easier for them to be recognised as refugees in The Netherlands. (more…)

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Pakistani Christians in The Netherlands protest against attacks on church in Peshawar Photo credit: Roel Wijnants / Foter / CC BY-NC

Pakistani Christians in The Netherlands protest against attacks on church in Peshawar
Photo credit: Roel Wijnants / Foter / CC BY-NC

London, 14 Mar. (Christian Today) – Members of the British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) were in the Netherlands this week to ask for greater efforts to protect persecuted Christians in Pakistan and make it easier for them to receive asylum in the country. (more…)

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MEFD special hearing in the Dutch House of Representatives on minorities in Pakistan

MEFD special hearing in the Dutch House of Representatives on minorities in Pakistan

The Hague, 05 Mar. (MEFD)

On Tuesday 4th March, Middle East Forum for Development organised a special hearing regarding the human rights situation of minorities in Pakistan in the Dutch House of Representatives. The foreign affairs committee hearing, which was chaired by Pieter Omtzigt, Member of Parliament (MP) from the Christian Democrats, was attended by fellow MPs; Michiel Servaes of the Labour Party and Joël Voordewind of the Christian Union.
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