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Freedom of religious belief in Iran

EDM (Early Day Motion) 209: tabled on 24 February 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the increasing importance of defence of freedom of religion of belief in UK foreign policy; further notes the arrest of 24 members of the Baha'i faith in Iran in October and November 2019; and calls on the Government to press Iranian authorities to cease its targeting of Baha'is and other religious minorities on account of their beliefs.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.