The All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has today published its latest Commentary on the Current State of International Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB). This coincides with the current meeting of the UN Human Rights Council … Continued

Gender and FoRB

This is published today as part of the APPG Commentary om International Freedom of Religion or Belief 2020. The APPG wishes to acknowledge with thanks the contributions and advice of the director and staff of Gender and Religious Freedom, an … Continued

DEBATE: the persecution of minority groups in India

UK Parliament Hansard 12 January 2021 Westminster Hall India: Persecution of Minority Groups This debate is sourced from the uncorrected (rolling) version of Hansard and is subject to correction. Jim Shannon (Strangford) (DUP) I beg to move, That this House … Continued

Global Britain debate – Fiona Bruce on FoRB

In today’s debate on Global Britain – Fiona Bruce MP made this contribution: As we reset our foreign and development policies, they will no doubt reflect our country’s long-standing respect for human rights. Sadly, one of the human rights most … Continued

Humanists International publish new Freedom of Thought Report

The Freedom of Thought Report is a unique worldwide survey of discrimination and persecution against humanists, atheists and the non-religious published by Humanists International. The Report examines every country in the world for its record on upholding the rights and … Continued

Pakistan: new Parliamentary Inquiry announced

Parliamentary Inquiry into Abduction, Forced Conversions and Forced Marriages of Religious Minority Girls and Women in Pakistan Conducted by Rt Hon Jim Shannon MP, Rt Hon Marie Rimmer MP and Lord Alton Terms of Reference Background 1. According to unverified … Continued


Written Questions explore the implementation of the Truro Review

Two years on from the publication of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the UK Foreign Secretary of …

The Truro Review – Two Years On

The second anniversary of the Truro Review this month has been marked by a webinar hosted by the Bishop of Truro …

House of Lords discuss the APPG report

Lord Singh of Wimbledon To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report by the …

FCDO publishes 2020 Human Rights and Democracy report

The Human Rights and Democracy: 2020 Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office report was published on 8 July …

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