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North Korea: Christianity

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 170717, tabled on 5 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to help tackle the persecution of Christians in North Korea.

Answered on

10 September 2018

We continue to urge the DPRK to uphold its human rights obligations and engage substantively with the international community on freedom of religion in North Korea. We work with partners in international fora, such as the UN General Assembly and Human Rights Council, to highlight this and other human rights concerns. We raise our concerns directly with the North Korean Embassy in London and through our Embassy in Pyongyang. We also regularly engage with NGOs on human rights issues in the DPRK.

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