EU Commission ‘committed to defend freedom of religion or belief’

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‘’The European Commission is committed to defend the freedom of religion or belief both within the European Union and abroad,’’ the EU body said in response to a question from the European Jewish Press about the proposed ban of ritual circumcision that is to be put on a vote in Denmark.

‘’Similarly we are engaged in the fight against all forms of discrimination and in the protection of the rights of the child,’’ EU Commission spokesperson Christian Wigand added.

He first noted that the European…