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Baha'i Faith

EDM (Early Day Motion) 465: tabled on 17 October 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the 2022 report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief; and further notes that the Annex to that report which details reports of increasing insecurity facing members of the Baha’i religion in Iran, Yemen and Qatar; observes that Hon Members are receiving increasing expressions of concern by their Baha’i constituents on the growing repression of members of this peaceful faith; and urges the Government to make specific mention of the plight of Baha’is in written and oral statements wherever possible across the human rights machinery of the United Nations and other international organisations