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London, MEFD – On Wednesday 1 November, Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) held an event in the House of Commons regarding the human rights situation in Iran.

The event was chaired and hosted by Mr Jim Shannon, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Member of Parliament, and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief. (more…)

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Press release by SADF– The South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF) promoted a conference today at the European Parliament. A diverse audience of academics, members of the press, and parliamentarians gathered to discuss the release of a book, titled Terrorism Revisited: Islamism, Political Violence and State-Sponsorship. (more…)

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London, MEFD – Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) has written a letter to High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of her travel to Tehran on 5th August, as she intends to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Rouhani.  (more…)

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London, MEFD – On Sunday 7th May 2017, Middle East Forum for Development held an event at the premises of Amnesty International UK in London, which commemorated the 6th anniversary of Iranian spiritual teacher Mohammad Ali Taheri’s imprisonment.
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Middle East Forum for Development will hold an event marking the sixth anniversary of the imprisonment of Iranian spiritual teacher Mohammad Ali Taheri (more…)

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The All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group (PHRG) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief held a panel event on “The Persecution of Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Iran”, on 27 February, with the following speakers: (more…)

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London, MEFD – Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) was represented at a panel event in the House of Commons on Monday, which it co-organised with the All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group (PHRG) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freedom of Religion. The event, chaired by Sir David Amess MP, was titled ‘The persecution of ethnic and religious minorities in Iran’ and was attended by a number of notable attendees from across a wide spectrum. (more…)

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London, MEFD – Middle East Forum for Development has organised a panel event titled ‘The persecution of religious and ethnic minorities in Iran’, which will be held on Monday 27th February, 5:30 pm, in the House of Commons. The event is co-sponsored by the All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group (PHRG) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief and will be chaired by Dr Matthew Offord MP. (more…)

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London, MEFD – In an effort to garner international attention for the case of Iranian spiritual teacher Mohammad Ali Taheri, Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) drafted a letter addressed to Ms Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission (HRVP) (more…)

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img-20161217-wa0029London, MEFD – Thousands of people gathered in Marble Arch, London, then marched to Downing Street, in an event organised by the Syria Solidarity Campaign which was also attended by a delegation of Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD).

The campaign had urged people to join their protest against large-scale bombardments targeting civilians in Aleppo by the Assad regime and its allies.

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