Algeria: Churches:Written question - 36386

(East Londonderry)

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Asked on: 03 May 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Algeria: Churches
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will raise with his Algerian counterpart threats of legal proceedings being instituted against a church in the North Eastern province of that country for conducting religious services.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 09 May 2016

We are aware of the Algerian investigation of two Protestant house churches in the north eastern area of Algeria, known as the Kabylie, in January 2016. We understand that the issue has been resolved and that the churches continue to conduct their business.

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