Regardless of who is president in Iran, Human rights abuses and executions will continue

On Saturday, May 20, Hassan Rouhani was declared the winner of presidential elections in Iran for a second term. The elections in Iran are neither fair nor free as all candidates are hand-picked by the unelected Guardian Council based on their commitment to defend the ruling theocracy and allegiance to the Supreme Leader.

MPs call for a democratic change in Iran and support for the NCRI and Mrs Maryam Rajavi

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, cross-party members of both Houses of Parliament joined the Anglo-Iranian community, jurists and human rights activists in an evening reception in Jubilee Room at the House of Commons to celebrate the Persian New Year, Nowruz, that marks the start of spring.

We are deeply concerned over another spike in the number of executions in Iran, in particular an increase in the execution of juveniles. According to reports from Iran, the authorities carried out 87 executions in January alone.

In an early celebration of International Women’s Day, a cross party group of MPs highlighted the systematic discrimination and marginalisation of women in Iran at a conference in the House of Commons on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.