1 February 2019

A Dutch church held a 96-day vigil, ending it after receiving a guarantee that a family taking refuge in the building would not be deported: “Taking advantage of an obscure Dutch law that forbids the police to interrupt church services, ministers at Bethel Church in The Hague had been running a round-the-clock liturgy since October 26 in order to prevent the five members of the Tamrazyan family from being arrested and sent back to Armenia.”