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The Government of Canada has made freedom of religion a foreign policy priority. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, through Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and its network of missions abroad, will continue to stand up for human rights issues and take principled positions to promote freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. Canada will continue to speak out regarding violations of freedom of religion and to denounce violence against human rights defenders and attacks on worshippers and places of worship around the world.


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