The British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF) is shocked by the news of the hanging of Iranian wrestler and political prisoner Navid Afkari this morning despite a global campaign urging Iranian authorities to halt his execution.

We strongly condemn this execution. His ‘crime’ was to support popular protest against the regime.

Call on the UN Security Council and its member states to extend the weapons embargo and to reimpose the UN Security Council resolutions against Iran

Cross-party MPs and Peers took part in a virtual conference on Thursday, 10 September 2020, to support the global campaign to seek justice for victims of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.

Emphasis on the imperative of disbanding the IRGC

More than a hundred European and Arab lawmakers endorsed a cross-party statement, condemning, “The brutal suppression inside Iran like the carnage of more than 1,500 people in November 2019 uprising,” and continuing “terrorist plots against its opponents, examples of which have happened in recent years in France, Albania, Denmark and Netherlands leading to the expulsion of seven diplomats of the regime and the trial of one diplomat and a number of its terrorists in Europe.” The signatories demanded that the United Nations Security Council Resolutions be re-imposed against the Iranian regime.

The British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF) strongly condemns the Iran regime’s threats and intimidation against workers in Iran to break up an ongoing nationwide strike at the country’s oil and gas sector.