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Pressures on Baha'is in Mazandaran

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1727: tabled on 13 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes a report of 9 March 2021 by Federation International des Ligues de Droits de L’Homme alerting the world to increased pressures on Baha’is in the province of Mazandaran, Iran; further notes the text of a directive from the Commission on Ethnicities, Sects and Religions in the town of Sari, Mazandaran, dated September 2020; observes that this directive mandates authorities to identify Baha’is students in order to bring them to Islam and to further suppress Baha’i economic activity; and urges the Government to make representations to the Iranian authorities on this matter.