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Iran's use of chemical poisoning on Gonabadi Sufis

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1435: tabled on 02 February 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House condemns the Iranian Regime’s constant stream of human rights violations; notes that the Regime’s officials continue to imprison, torture and execute dissidents, especially religious minority groups such as the Gonabadi Sufis, whose leader Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh was placed under house arrest at the age of 91, and was killed in December of 2019 through chemical poisoning disguised as medication; and urges the Government to unite with world leaders in its condemning of the imprisonment of political opponents of the regime and make representations with their counterparts for their immediate and unconditional release.

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