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Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

21. To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Iran; and if he will make a statement. (319403)

Iranian authorities continue to suppress legitimate protest, restrict civil liberties and threaten violence, even execution, to silence dissent. But many Iranians continue to demand their fundamental rights. We urge the authorities to heed their citizens’ calls, and ensure a better future for all Iranians.