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Baroness Cox - Fighting for freedom of Religion and belief in the House of Lords

Whilst Caroline is away and before she goes, shoe often ensures that written questions to the Government on important issues are provided. This is a recent question on Christianity and Asylum. It is a good example of the advocacy impact of Baroness Cox. *

Asylum: Christianity:Written question - HL14728
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the Home Office refused asylum applications because of (1) quotations used by applicants from the Bible which “are inconsistent with your [the applicant’s] claim that you converted to Christianity after discovering it is a ‘peaceful’ religion...”; and (2) a candidate “affirmed in your Asylum Interview Record that Jesus is your saviour, but then claimed He would not be able to save you from the Iranian regime. It is therefore considered that you have no conviction in your faith and your belief in Jesus is half-hearted”.