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Iran: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 48198, tabled on 13 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support survivors of the 1988 Iranian massacre and their families who are seeking legal recourse in UK courts.

Answered on

21 September 2021

We are unaware of any legal action having been brought in the UK in relation to the 1988 massacre. Any decisions in relation to investigation, charging and prosecution are matters for the Police and Crown Prosecution Service.