“The persecution of representatives of the Catholic Church in Nicaragua has been going on for years now. It is time for the European Parliament to take action against the atheist regime’s persecution against religions,” said MEP György Hölvényi during Wednesday evening’s plenary debate on the ongoing events in the Central American country.
Human rights issues
Attack on one of the most important Christian feasts: the state is unable to protect Christians in Nigeria
A gunman attacked worshippers at the St Francis Catholic Church in the Nigerian town of Owo during a mass on Pentecost Sunday. In the attack, around fifty people were killed, including children.
Today, the European Parliament’s plenary adopted a report which, after many years, could have taken a strong action in defence of religious minorities suffering persecution. It could have taken. “Instead, the ideological ‘pressure’ of the radicalising European left has undermined the original intention of the report.
“A possible escalation of the conflict in Sudan would have unforeseeable consequences. This can only be avoided by bringing the parties concerned to the negotiating table,” said MEP György Hölvényi on Thursday’s plenary vote on the political crisis in Sudan.
The right to religious freedom is a human right, and respect for it is just as important as the protection of other rights, György Hölvényi, Hungarian Christian Democrat Member of the European Parliament, stressed in a statement to MTI on Wednesday.
The European Parliament adopted an emergency human rights resolution on the situation in Kazakhstan on Thursday.
In European politics, it is often not easy to see when a line is crossed by stealth legislation. But now, with the Matić report on ‘sexual and reproductive health and rights’, which represents the most extreme left-wing radicalism, the European Parliament has come very close to crossing a line that could mean the end of the EU instead of its reform