Iran: Baha'i Faith:Written question - 32689

Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 08 April 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iran: Baha'i Faith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Iranian government about reports of 24 Bahais sentenced to imprisonment by a court in Gorgan on 1 February 2016.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 14 April 2016

The UK regularly raises our concerns at the treatment of the Baha’i community in Iran. We call on Iran to cease harassment of all religious minorities and to fulfil its international and domestic obligations to allow freedom of religion to all Iranians.

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