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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL3578, tabled on 9 December 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will impose sanctions on Mr Mohamed Beheshtifar and ban him from entry into the United Kingdom, following his reported involvement in attacks on women in Basij in Iran.

Answered on

17 December 2014

We were shocked to learn of the stabbing of six women in Fars Province in Iran at the end of November, and are aware that Mohamad Beheshtifar has been arrested on suspicion of his involvement in the attacks. We will continue to follow the case closely.