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India: Christianity

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 162977, tabled on 11 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent attacks upon Christians in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Answered on

16 July 2018

​We are aware of reports of attacks against Christians in Tamil Nadu. We condemn any instances of discrimination because of religion or belief, regardless of the country or faith involved. In support of minorities, the British High Commission in New Delhi, our network of Deputy High Commissions, as well as Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials in London, maintain a continuous assessment of the human rights situation across India.

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