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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 214356, tabled on 11 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on Behnam Irani.

Answered on

18 November 2014

We last raised with the Iranian government our ongoing concerns over the detention of prisoners of conscience and discrimination against Christians and other minority religious groups in Iran during our interventions at the Universal Periodic Review of Iran’s Human Rights at the UN on 31 October. We have not raised this individual case with the Iranian government.