House of Commons
Baha’i community in Iran
EDM #617
Tabled 16 June 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House notes reports of the arrest of 71 members of the Baha’i community in Iran and that 29 of those members have now been imprisoned; further notes concerns have been expressed by UN experts about the heightened risk to health from the covid-19 virus to those in Iranian penal facilities; and calls on the UK government to urge the Iranian authorities to show clemency and release those detained Baha’is.