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Nigeria: Persecution of Christians

Part of Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Florence Eshalomi Florence Eshalomi Labour/Co-operative, Vauxhall

I thank the Minister for his response. Given that recommendation 2 of the Truro review states that the UK should:

“Articulate an aspiration to be the global leader in championing FoRB”— freedom of religion or belief—and that the UK Government have committed to all its recommendations, what more does the Minister think the Government can do to assert pressure on the Nigerian Government? Will he also be considering the claims of asylum seekers from the Nigerian community?