Members from all major parties of both Houses of Parliament joined the Anglo-Iranian communities in celebrating the Persian New Year at a reception in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 23 March.
The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom (BPCIF) is deeply concerned about a recent surge in Tehran's disinformation campaign against Iran's democratic opposition, the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (the PMOI/MEK), especially recent efforts to thwart the relocation process of Camp Liberty refugees to Albania.
The UK government should make it clear to rulers of Iran that their behaviour towards their own people is unacceptable and stand up against Tehran's growing interventions in the region
The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom (BPCIF) censures the invitation to Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif to attend the Syria Donor Conference on Thursday, February 4, and to address a meeting in the House of Commons later that evening.
Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, is to visit France and Italy this week for meetings with government and business representatives. The visit comes at a time when Tehran hopes to deflect attention from its intensified repression at home and hostile interventions in the Middle East.