Yemen: Baha'i Faith:Written question - 71717

Asked by Jim Shannon

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Asked on: 24 April 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Yemen: Baha'i Faith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports his Department has received of mass arrests of Baha'is in Sana'a, Yemen during April 2017; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 27 April 2017

I am deeply concerned by recent developments relating to the Baha’i community in Yemen. The Houthis and all parties in Yemen must respect freedom of religion and the rights of all Yemenis.

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