Freedom of religion is worth fighting for in Europe, says Angela Merkel

  • 17/07/2017  (7.16.2017)

Freedom of religion in Europe is worth fighting for, alongside freedom of speech and freedom to travel, according to German chancellor Angela Merkel.

Many people in the past have taken the EU and its advantages for granted — such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom to travel, she said.

‘You don’t have all this in many parts of the world. And that’s why it is worth fighting for this Europe,’ added Merkel, who grew up in communist East Germany.

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