Iran: Baha'i Faith:Written question - 195667

Asked by Alex Chalk
Asked on: 26 November 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iran: Baha'i Faith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the Iranian Government on the alleged persecution of the Baha'i community.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 30 November 2018

We most recently called upon Iran to cease harassment of all religious minorities, including the Baha’is, at the UN interactive dialogue on human rights on 24 October, and at the UN General Assembly Third Committee on 15 November. We continue to urge Iran to fulfil its international and domestic obligations to protect freedom of religion or belief, and to allow the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran access to the country to conduct research and investigations into concerns reported there.

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