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Yemen: Baha'i Faith

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 129604, tabled on 26 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Iranian Government on the repression of the Baha'i minority in Yemen.

Answered on

6 March 2018

​We are concerned at reports of mistreatment of the Baha'i community by the Houthis in Yemen. We call upon Iran to use its influence with the Houthis to urge that they cease harassment and mistreatment of all religious minorities including the Baha'i. I discussed our human rights concerns with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi in London on 21 February.