Iran: Baha'i Faith:Written question - 38149

Q
(Knowsley)
Asked on: 24 May 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iran: Baha'i Faith
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the government of Iran on the imprisonment in 2008 of seven Bahá' í leaders in that country.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 02 June 2016

The UK regularly raises our concerns at the treatment of the Baha’i community in Iran. We call on the Iranian Government to end all persecution of individuals on the basis of their faith and to fulfil its international and domestic obligations to allow freedom of religion to all Iranians.

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