Tanzania: Christianity:Written question - 208808

Q
(Romford)
Asked on: 15 January 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tanzania: Christianity
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has received on the persecution of Christians in Tanzania; and if he will make a statement.
A
Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 23 January 2019

​The promotion and protection of the right to freedom of religion or belief is a priority for the UK. We regard freedom of thought, conscience or belief as a fundamental human right. Our officials in Tanzania engage with civil society organisations, religious groups and the Tanzanian Government to promote tolerance and trust across communities. We have received no recent representations on the persecution of Christians.

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