NIGERIA: UNFOLDING GENOCIDE? New APPG report launched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has launched a new report in Westminster today entitled Nigeria – Unfolding Genocide? The report launch featured speeches from the Chair of the APPG, Jim Shannon MP, Co-Chair Baroness … Continued

Report on Human Rights in Iran submitted to UNHCR

A joint report by five organisations, including APPG stakeholders Middle East Concern, Open Doors and CSW, highlights ongoing violations of religious freedom and discrimination against religious minorities in Iran. In the report, submitted to the UN’s Human Rights Commission in … Continued

APPG statement on EU’s Special Envoy on FoRB

The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) urges the European Commission to renew the mandate of the Special Envoy on FoRB outside the EU. Dr Ján Figel was appointed the European Commission’s first Special … Continued

APPG Statement on COVID-19 and Prisoners of Conscience

As efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 continue, the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief calls on Governments to fight the spread of the disease and to honour human rights by releasing all those … Continued

Bishop of Truro: FoRB, persecution and COVID-19

The co-founders of the Coalition for Genocide Response, Lord Alton, Luke de Pulford and Ewelina Ochab, have launched a new webinar series ’40 Minutes on Human Rights with…’ The first guest speaker, the Bishop of Truro, Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen, … Continued



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CHINA House of Lords debates Uigyur internment camps

China: Uighur Internment Camps 23 September 2020 The Lord Bishop of St Albans To ask Her Majesty’s Government what …

APPG Nigeria Report debated in the House of Lords

Baroness Cox To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report by the All-Party …

Parliamentarians and campaigners urge Commonwealth action on Nigeria

Baroness Cox, alongside 19 co-signatories, has written to Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland …

PM’s Special Envoy for FoRB resigns over Brexit Bill

Rehman Chishti MP announced today “I’ve written to the PM resigning as PM’s Special Envoy on FoRB. I can’t …

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