Sir David Amess MP presented his new book, Ayes & Ears: A Survivor's Guide to Westminster, during an online Book Tour for the Anglo-Iranian communities in the UK on 9 September.
At the event, Sir David spoke about his advocacy for the cause human rights and democracy in Iran, support for the democratic Iranian opposition, the PMOI, and efforts to secure accountability with regards to the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran during his time in the Parliament.
He also shared stories from his long political career in Westminster in an interview with his colleagues, the Rt Hon David Jones MP and Lord McInnes of Kilwinning. They also discussed the future of Iran as well as the need to highlight the involvement of the current President, Ebrahim Raisi, in the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iranian prisons and necessary international measures to end impunity in Iran.
Sir David's book documents his political career over the last 38 years and how Parliament and politics have changed. The Ayes & Ears: Survivor's Guide to Westminster is available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ayes-Ears-Survivors-Guide-Westminster/dp/1913025926/
Lord Alton of Liverpool sent the following letter to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz urging them to work with the international community at the upcoming ministerial on Middle East in Warsaw on 13-14 February to address and counteract Iran’s destabilising role in the region.
The letter was also supported by over a dozen cross-party members from both Houses of Parliament.
UK must take urgent action at Security Council to guarantee security of Camp Liberty residents Rouhani intends to save the regime human rights situation deteriorates and meddling in region increases under his term.
A cross-Party delegation of MPs and Peers, led by former Commons Speaker Rt. Hon. Baroness Boothroyd and Lord Carlile of Berriew QC CBE on Monday, 27 January 2014 met with Mrs Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, at the Council's headquarters in Auvers-sur-Oise, north of Paris.