India: Christianity:Written question - 162977

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Asked by Dr David Drew
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Asked on: 11 July 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
India: Christianity
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent attacks upon Christians in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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Answered by: Mark Field
Answered on: 16 July 2018

​We are aware of reports of attacks against Christians in Tamil Nadu. We condemn any instances of discrimination because of religion or belief, regardless of the country or faith involved. In support of minorities, the British High Commission in New Delhi, our network of Deputy High Commissions, as well as Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials in London, maintain a continuous assessment of the human rights situation across India.

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