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Part of Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – in the House of Commons on 6th September 2022.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak

Further to the comments from Robert Halfon, it is two years since the introduction of the Magnitsky legislation, which was designed to deal with designated persons guilty of human rights violations and other serious offences. Given the continuing abuses in Iran, why has that not been used against a single prison governor, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander or senior member of the regime, and when will that be remedied?