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Hebron: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL4519, tabled on 8 January 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the right to freedom of religion in Hebron following reports that the Israeli occupation authorities prevented the call for prayer on a large number of occasions in 2017; and what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding such reports.

Answered on

22 January 2018

‚ÄčThe UK is strongly committed to freedom of worship. We will look into the circumstances surrounding this issue, and seek clarification from the appropriate Israeli authorities.