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Saudi Arabia: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL1541, tabled on 12 September 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of freedom of religion or belief in Saudi Arabia.

Answered on

26 September 2017

Saudi Arabia remains a human rights priority country because of the restrictions on the freedom of religion and belief, including the prohibition on publicly practising religions other than Islam. The UK Government strongly supports the right to freedom of religion or belief as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and subsequent international human rights instruments.