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Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL5365, tabled on 5 February 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government in which countries the Magna Carta Fund has been used to support projects to advance freedom of religion and belief.

Answered on

19 February 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has used the Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy since its inception in financial year 2016/17 to support work to advance freedom of religion or belief in the following countries: Sudan, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Malaysia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.