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Iraqi Refugees: Alleged Deportation To Iran

Volume 571: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will ask the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or some other international agency, to record the names and such other details as are necessary for purposes of identification of some 350 persons said by the Committee for the Release of Hostages and Detainees in Iraq to have been deported by the Iraqi authorities to Iran within the last month, and accommodated temporarily in a camp at Beesaton, 20 kilometres from Kermanshah, and to put those persons in touch with relatives wherever possible.

Neither we nor the UNHCR have any information about this alleged deportation of Iraqi refugees to Iran.