Freedom of Religion or Belief In Commonwealth Countries Raised In Parliament and Discussed with Leading Judge From Pakistan
It was wonderful to chair a constructive and very positive meeting this morning (April 19th 2018) with Justice (R) Chowhan, Chairman of the National Commission of the Human Rights in Pakistan – who is in London as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings. We had wide ranging discussions, particularly about the position of the country’s minorities. A celebrated jurist of considerable experience and distinction Justice Chowhan fielded questions from representatives of all party parliamentary groups, pictured here with me on Westminster’s Terrace of the House of Lords.
It was a great pleasure, on behalf of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan and South Sudan, to welcome Imam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, leader of the Umma Party and Chairperson of the Sudan Call opposition group, to parliament recently. We discussed…
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