European Parliament Resolution of 17 December 2020 on Iran

The European Parliament on 17 December 2020 adopted a resolution on Iran referring to the mass extrajudicial executions of the 1980s.

The text stated that the European Parliament,

“Calls on the Government of Iran to immediately and unconditionally release the hundreds of people arbitrarily detained for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of opinion and expression including protesters, journalists, media workers, political dissidents, artists, writers and human rights defenders, including lawyers, women’s rights defenders, labour rights activists, minority rights activists, conservationists, antideath penalty campaigners and others including those demanding truth, justice and reparation for the mass extrajudicial executions of the 1980s; emphasises that, pending their release, the Iranian authorities must guarantee their physical and mental;”