Video from European Parliament available on Euro MPs Slam Iran over Illegal Detentions

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Wednesday 9th March, the S&D Group voiced grave concern over the Iranian security forces' illegal detention of Iranian opposition leaders. The Group called for their immediate and unconditional release and condemned the Iranian authorities' attitude to the opposition exercising its legitimate right to protest. S&D deplore the hypocrisy of the Iranian government which routinely uses force, intimidation and arrest against peaceful demonstrators in Iran, whilst claiming to support freedom in the Middle East and North Africa. Available content includes an edited package with soundbites from S&D MEP Maria Muniz De Urquiza.

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