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MP threatens confrontation in Parliament over opposition leaders

Iranian MP Ali Motahari has reportedly warned Hassan Rohani that if he fails to address the issue of the house arrest of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, the issue will be presented to him in the form of a formal session of questioning in Parliament. » read more

European delegation meeting with Sotoudeh and Panahi slammed

Iranian hardliners have criticized the foreign ministry for a meeting between the European Parliamentary delegation and Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi. » read more

EU calls for release of Christian pastor in Iran

The European Union Parliament issued a statement on Thursday October 10, urging the Iranian government to release Saeed Abedini, the Iranian Christian pastor now in jail. » read more

European delegation denied visit with Sakharov winners

One day after a delegation of the European Parliament requested a chance to visit jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who both recently won the Sakharov Prize, the Islamic Republic announced that the delegation’s trip has been cancelled. » read more

European officials intervene for jailed activists

The high-ranking members of the European Parliament have written to the Islamic Republic ambassador in Brussels to express concern regarding Nargess Mohammadi and 30 student activists jailed in Iranian prisons. » read more

Sanctions against Iran reviewed by European Parliament

The European Parliament held a meeting on March 8 to reflect on the impact of sanctions against Iran driven by human rights concerns. » read more