Iran: Baha'i Faith:Written question - 140602

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Asked on: 02 May 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iran: Baha'i Faith
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Iranian government on the 1991 policy which requires that Baha’i students are blocked from admission to universities or expelled once it becomes known that they are Baha’is; and if he will make a statement.
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Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 09 May 2018

The human rights situation in Iran is of serious concern. This includes the treatment of Baha'i students following the 1991 memorandum. The Foreign Secretary raised our human rights concerns with the Iranian Government during his visit to Iran on 9-10 December, as did I during Iranian Foreign Minister Aragchi's visit to London in February this year.

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