UK condemns 10-year sentence for dual national in Iran as tensions rise

British-Iranian labour rights activist’s sentencing coincides with deteriorating relations between western allies and Iran

The UK government has hit out at reports that a British-Iranian labour rights activist has been given a sentence of 10 years in Tehran for participating in an outlawed group.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said in a statement on Friday that London “strongly” condemned the sentence handed out to Mehran Raoof, a former teacher from north London.

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