Lord Carlile CBE QC, a leading UK lawyer and Parliamentarian, has called on the UK Government and the international community to demand the release of Iranian opposition hostages seized last week by Iraqi Special Forces acting at the request of the Iranian Government.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Human Rights Council must launch an investigation into the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, Members of Parliament announced on Monday.

Ahead of major international gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 22, ‘Onward to Freedom’, British lawmakers back Iranian Resistance and express ‘deep concern’ for dissidents in Iraq.

All-Party MPs and Peers from the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom on Monday strongly condemned the bogus presentation at the European Parliament last week by the United Nations envoy in Iraq Martin Kobler and urged the UN Secretary General to dismiss him.