Canada’s House of Commons Passes Resolution on Iran’s Persecution of
Ottawa, Ontario, 31 March 2009 (CBNS) – After a 90 minute debate, Monday evening 30 March 2009, Canada’s House of Commons adopted a strongly worded motion condemning the persecution of Baha’is in Iran and calling on the Government of Iran to immediately release Baha’i leaders currently in prison in Tehran. The debate was moving in the eloquence and well informed nature of the contributions from Members of Parliament representing virtually all regions of Canada, and as one MP noted, all parties were united in their concern about the situation of the Baha’is of Iran.
Please check the Canadian Baha’i News website for the story and to read the motion. www.bahainews.ca
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