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Iran: Baha'i Faith

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 38802, tabled on 26 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent reports he has received on allegations of torture and threats of physical and sexual violence against Baha'is sentenced to prison terms in Golestan province, Iran.

Answered on

6 June 2016

We consistently raise our concerns about the treatment of the Baha’i community in Iran with the Iranian Government. 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.