Uzbekistan: Christianity:Written question - 56716

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Asked on: 08 December 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Uzbekistan: Christianity
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the authorities in Uzbekistan on reports of the prosecution of Christians and confiscation of religious material in that country.
Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 13 December 2016

Uzbekistan is a country that the FCO has designated as a Human Rights Priority Country. We regularly continue to raise individual human rights cases with the Uzbek authorities, play an active and visible part in human rights activities in Uzbekistan and fund projects on governance reform, anti-corruption, torture prevention and strengthening women's rights.

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