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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the accounts of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment by Ministry of State Security officials against North Korean religious adherents in the report by Korea Future Persecuting Faith: Documenting religious freedom violations in North Korea, published in October 2020; and in particular that report's findings that (1) a Christian was tortured by state officials, (2) a Christian was starved in detention, and (3) 32 Ministry of State Security officials associated with human rights violations against religious and belief adherents have been identified in the North Korean Religious Freedom Database.  HL1285

Question HL1285: tabled on 22 June 2021 and due for answer by 6 July 2021

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the accounts of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment by Ministry of State Security officials against North Korean religious adherents in the report by Korea Future Persecuting Faith: Documenting religious freedom violations in North Korea, published in October 2020; and in particular that report's findings that (1) a Christian was tortured by state officials, (2) a Christian was starved in detention, and (3) 32 Ministry of State Security officials associated with human rights violations against religious and belief adherents have been identified in the North Korean Religious Freedom Database.
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