Assyria: MEP Condemns Violence Against Iraqi Minority
The European Parliament conference titled "Assyrians in Iraq", held in June this year , marked a starting point for increasing awareness about the problems encountered in Iraq for a non Muslim minority as the Assyrians.
The conference was organized by Member of the European Parliament Esther de Lange from the European Peoples Party-European Democrats (EPP-ED), which is the largest parliamentary group in the EU. The Assyria Council of Europe, a Brussels based advocacy group, was also involved in the conference.
In her opening remarks in the conference booklet published recently, Esther de Lange writes: