Pakistan: Religious Freedom:Written question - 189608

(East Londonderry)

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Asked on: 09 November 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Pakistan: Religious Freedom
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Pakistani counterpart on religious freedom in that country since the Pakistani Supreme Court ruling on Asia Bibi.
Answered by: Mark Field
Answered on: 14 November 2018

We regularly raise our concerns about the Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) and the protection of minority religious communities, with the Pakistani Government at a senior level. We will continue to work tirelessly to defend and promote the rights of peoples of all faiths and none so that they can practise their faith or belief without fear or discrimination. We are monitoring this case closely and working with our international partner.

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