International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief

Berlin 2016 – Advocacy Letters

From September 12-14, 2016, nearly 100 parliamentarians from 60 countries met in Berlin to protect and promote freedom of religion or belief. Parliamentarians also had the opportunity to address specific threats to this embattled right by signing letters addressed to political leaders in five countries: Eritrea, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, and Vietnam. Click the links below to read each advocacy letter in detail.

Letter to the President of the Republic of Eritrea (PDF)

Letter to the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (PDF)

Letter to the Chief Minister of the Province of Punjab of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (PDF)

Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Sudan (PDF)

Letter to Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (PDF)