To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the health and welfare of the journalist Mrs Narges Mohammadi and the poet Mr Mohammad Soleimani Nia imprisoned in Iran.
We remain concerned by reports about Mrs Narguess Mohammadi's deteriorating health after being kept in solitary confinement in Evin prison, and about Mr Mohammad Soleymaninia, who we understand is being held in Evin prison without charge. We are appalled at Iran's continued persecution of human rights defenders and journalists. Iran should release both Mrs Mohammadi and Mr Soleymaninia immediately. I raised the case of Mr Soleymaninia and other imprisoned journalists and bloggers in a statement on