Conservative Party Human Rights Commission: Russia and FoRB

The report POISON, TORTURE, LIES AND REPRESSION: HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA TODAY has been launched by the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission. The following extracts relate specifically to issues around Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB): Freedom of religion or belief is also under … Continued

MPs question Dept for International Development on FoRB

Freedom of Religion or Belief – 10 October 2018  Mr George Howarth What plans she has to promote the right to freedom of religion or belief in developing countries. The Minister of State, Department for International Development (Harriett Baldwin) The UK … Continued

Good wishes to all commemorating Ashura today

The Officers of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief send their thoughts and good wishes to all Muslims who are commemorating the Holy Day of Ashura on Thursday September 20th. We are pleased … Continued

EU Parliament FoRB group presents new annual report

On 4 September 2018, the European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance presented its annual Report on Freedom of Religion or Belief 2017. The report mentions 34 countries of which 19 significantly restrict the right … Continued

A Government Ambassador on Freedom of Religion or Belief?

House of Lords 19 July Baroness Berridge To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans, if any, they have to appoint an Ambassador on Freedom of Religion or Belief. The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con) … Continued


House of Lords questions on APPG FoRB Commentary

Baroness Berridge To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the publication produced by the …

APPG issues Commentary on the current state of FoRB

To mark Human Rights Day, the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the APPG for …

Nigeria: armed violence (rural communities) Westminster Hall debate

Jim Shannon (Strangford) (DUP) I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of armed violence against …

ACN 2018 report highlights nationalism as root of persecution

A surge in aggressive nationalism in key parts of the world is to blame for a rise in violence and other …

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