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Letter to HR/VP on anti-hijab protests in Iran


Please find below a letter to High Representative Mogherini sent by Marietje Schaake and supported by 44 colleagues, in which they urge the High Representative to publicly speak out and to call on Iranian officials to immediately release the women arrested for participating in the recent anti-hijab protests in Iran. Please also find the answer of Ms Mogherini to the letter.