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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 Amanda Milling Amanda Milling Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

We strongly condemn the detention of the Baha’i community in Iran as well as the reports of forced closures of its businesses and land seizures. The persecution of religious minorities cannot be tolerated. I confirm that my colleague, the noble Lord Ahmad, issued a statement calling out Iran’s treatment of the Baha’i community.