Seek to protect those persecuted for their faith
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Conservative Party Manifesto 2019, p.53
We will seek to protect those persecuted for their faith...
- This is a promise to attempt to prevent harm or injury to people targeted by others because of their faith.
- Since the election, the government claims to have acted on more than half of the 22 recommendations from the independent Truro Review into support for persecuted Christians, and has joined the International Religious Freedom Alliance established by the US government.
- Support for freedom of religious belief is a wide-reaching and never-ending objective, but there is evidence that the government is making continued efforts in this area, so this policy is ‘done’.
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