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Iran: Demonstrations

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL350, tabled on 13 January 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Iran’s reported use of violence against protestors in Tehran on 12 January.

Answered on

24 January 2020

​We are aware of reports of violence used against protesters in Tehran on 12 January. We unreservedly support the right to peaceful protest and call on Iran to uphold its commitments under international law to protect freedom of assembly and speech.

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