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UK: Remove unfair travel sanctions on Christian archbishops

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Three archbishops from Iraq and Syria were denied visas to the UK despite a cordial invitation to attend a ceremony and meet Princes Charles. The archbishops in question satisfied all of the criteria.

This challenge is an outright travesty that is typical of the consistent ill treatment and consideration of Christian communities abroad. A blind eye has been turned to numerous Christian genocides across the Middle East.

The Barnabas Fund alleges Muslim extremists are being given better treatment.

The Home Office recently allowed asylum to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

Read more:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3998726/Syrian-Iraqi-archbishops-denied-UK-visas-extremist-Islamic-preachers-allowed-in.html

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/739563/Christians-leaders-persecuted-bishops-Iraq-Syria-visas-UK

Some of the documented Christian Genocides:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/11/least-26-dead-bomb-explodes-inside-coptic-christian-church-cairo/

https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703745904575248301172607696

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_kidnapping_and_beheading_of_Copts_in_Libya

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-church-blast-idUSTRE6BU2VR20110101

 



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