March27 , 2023

    UK Govt Urged to Prioritize the Protection of Christians

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    A report calls for the UK government to implement stringent policies to protect Christians all over the world.

    UK’s Foreign Office commissioned a report to determine the extent of anti-Christian abuses and the government’s response to it. The review recommended that the UK government should enforce sanctions against countries that tolerate Christian persecution, reports The Guardian.

    It is a sad fact that Christians are the most persecuted religious group in modern times. I am determined to show that we are on their side. —Jeremy Hunt, UK Foreign Secretary

    In the report written by Philip Mounstephen, the bishop of Truro, it said the government must define what it entails for an incident to be labelled as anti-Christian discrimination. It also urged religious literacy to become a mandatory training for diplomats in the UK and foreign countries.

    Experts estimated that 80% of the victims of religion-based hate crimes are Ch