Iran

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:39 pm on 25th September 2019.

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Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale Conservative, Maldon 5:39 pm, 25th September 2019

I strongly welcome my right hon. Friend’s continued championing of the cause of media freedom, on which Iran’s record is one of the worst in the world. In particular, will he continue to press Iran to cease the persecution of families of members of the BBC Persian service, who have faced arbitrary arrest, asset freezes, passport confiscation and surveillance?