Sudan: Churches:Written question - HL1465

Asked on: 07 September 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sudan: Churches
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Sudan regarding the demolition of churches built on land that has since been designated for buildings other than places of worship.
Answered on: 20 September 2017

The British Government continues to be deeply concerned by reports of the demolition of churches in Sudan. Through the UK-Sudan Strategic Dialogue, and our policy of phased engagement, we continue to raise human rights issues with the government of Sudan and make regular representations on freedom of religion or belief, including in relation to reported church demolitions, most recently during the Archbishop of Canterbury’s visit to Sudan in July.

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