Cross-party MPs and Peers attended a virtual meeting with opposition leader and the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Mrs Maryam Rajavi, in the UK Parliament on Thursday, 24 November, and discussed possible steps by the UK to support the popular uprising led by women in Iran.

They welcomed UK’s recent sanctions and diplomatic protests in response to the violent repression in Iran and commended the UK Government’s commitment to hold to account the regime in Tehran for its deadly crackdown on protests.

The British Committee for Iran Freedom applauds the new, coordinated human rights sanctions by the UK and her international partners on regime officials responsible for the deadly crackdown on the popular uprising in Iran.

expresses full support for the protesters and their demand for democratic change; calls for more action by the West

The British Committee for Iran Freedom discussed and exchanged opinions on the uprising in Iran at a meeting in the House of Commons on Tuesday, 18 October 2022 with the online presence of the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Mrs Maryam Rajavi.

More than a dozen cross-party members from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords took part in the meeting.

Conservative MPs and Peers support Iran Uprising;

Stress that the prospect of change in Iran has never been this accessible urging the UK Government to recognise the right of the Iranian people to defend themselves by any means necessary and to overthrow this regime.

30 Conservative MPs and Peers at the Party Conference in Birmingham backed a statement by the British Committee for Iran Freedom supporting the Iran uprising.