Skip to main content

Pakistan: Religious Freedom

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations she has made to the Government of Pakistan on the proposed Apostasy Bill in that country. (139614)

We regularly raise our human rights concerns with the Government of Pakistan, including those pertaining to legislation affecting religious minorities in Pakistan. Officials from our high commission in Islamabad will continue to monitor the progress of the draft Apostasy Bill. Together with our EU partners, we will continue to encourage Pakistan to treat all citizens fairly in the interests of equality.