Foreign Affairs Committee


The Foreign Affairs Committee plans to visit the Islamic Republic of Iran on 8 - 14 March 2003.

The Committee requested written memoranda from interested parties. In addition an evidence session was held on February 11 2003.

The Foreign Affairs Committee took evidence from Dr Ali Ansari, Lecturer in the political history of the Middle East, University of Durham; Mr Steve Crawshaw, Director, and Ms Elahé Hicks, researcher on Iran, Human Rights Watch; and Dr Gary Samore, Director of Studies, International Institute for Strategic Studies.

(We draw your attention to paragraphs 68 and 69 in particular which pertain to the Mojahedin and its alias the National Council of Resistance of Iran.)

Uncorrected Evidence in full