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Yemen: Baha'i Faith

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 124888, tabled on 24 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports his Department has received on Iranian influence on the actions of the Houthi community against the Baha'i community in Sana'a, Yemen; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

29 January 2018

We are aware of reports from the Baha'i community about Iranian influence on Houthi actions in Yemen. We call upon Iran to cease harassment of all religious minorities and to fulfil its international and domestic obligations to allow freedom of religion.

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